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Caribbean Express (CX)
Gulf of Mexico
18 Fiber Pairs
>18Tbit per Fiber Pair
Caribbean Express (CX) - is a new build submarine cable system that is being developed by Ocean Networks. The carrier neutral CX system will connect Points of Presence between Boca Raton (Florida) and Maria Chiquita (Panama) with branch connections to Cancun (Mexico) and Cartagena (Colombia). The system is designed for future connectivity to Grand Cayman, Guatemala, and Jamaica. The CX system will utilize the latest Space Division Multiplexing (SDM) technology and have 18 fiber pairs at a minimum of 18Tbit per fiber pair.
This strategic system will fill a requirement for the emerging markets of Central America by providing low latency connectivity to the NAP of Americas at Miami (Florida) and the Jacksonville (Florida) NAP. The CX system will be the only system in the Caribbean region that can offer full fiber pairs to the market. The planned Ready for Service date is Q2 2026.
Estimated Station to Station Roundtrip Latency -
Boca Raton (Florida) - Maria Chiquita (Panama): 28.50ms
Boca Raton (Florida) - Cancun (Mexico): 11.62ms
Boca Raton (Florida) - Grand Cayman (Option): 18.50ms
Boca Raton (Florida) - Puerto Barrios (Guatemala): 18.75ms
Boca Raton (Florida) - Jamaica (Option): 29.83ms
Boca Raton (Florida) - Cartagena (Colombia): 29.67ms
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