APX-Central will deliver diverse, reliable and secure capacity between Perth and Sydney, Australia.

APX-Central is a four fibre pair cable using the latest state of the art ultra-long haul design delivering much needed diverse trans-Australia connectivity. The system will have the capability to connect to Adelaide, Melbourne and Hobart with a number of Branching Units forming part of the APX-Central system design. APX-Central will enable a single optical path between Singapore and Sydney in combination with APX-West. Onward connectivity options with APX-East will also be possible.

Service Offering

  • 100Gbps Wavelength
  • Dedicated spectrum/partial fibre pair
  • Dedicated fibre pair/full fibre pair

Features and Specifications

Cable Features

Cable Distance (main trunk)

Total Fibre Pairs

Number of Repeaters

Wavelengths per Fibre Pair

Fibre Optic Cable Type

Capacity per Wavelength

Cable Power Design

Total System Capability

Initial Interconnection Points

Australia

Australia

RFS



Specification

~4,800km (subject to final route design)

4

65

100

D+ Ultra-Long Haul

100Gbps PM-QPSK

Double End Fed

32Tbps

Data Centre

Perth (NEXTDC P1)

Sydney

Q3 2016