APX-East will deliver low-latency, diverse capacity between Australia and mainland United States of America.

APX-East is a four fibre pair cable using the latest state of the art ultra-long haul design delivering a much needed capability and resiliency to the region. The system will have the capability to connect to many of the Pacific Islands along the route with a number of Branching Units forming part of the APX-East system design.

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

USA (California)

RFS



Specification

12,700km

4

237

100

D+ Ultra-Long Haul

100Gbps PM-QPSK

Double End Fed

40Tbps

Data Centre

Sydney

Hermosa Beach

Q4 2017