South America : Telxius, One of the leading global digital telecommunication Infrastructure operator. Today announces that its New submarine Cable Network called ‘Mistral’ is Now Live.
According to release note from operator. The Mistral System Designed and built by SubCom, Mistral is a next-gen high-capacity fiber optic subsea cable that runs along the Latin American Pacific coast linking Puerto San Jose in Guatemala, with Valparaiso in Chile. With additional landing points in Salinas (Ecuador), Lurin (Peru), and Arica (Chile). Mistral delivers the lowest latency from Guatemala to Chile.
Spanning approximately 7,300km in length, Mistral provides six fiber pairs and 132Tbps of potential capacity and is the first new subsea cable in the last 20 years to connect Guatemala, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
Mario Martín, CEO of Telxius said “With the rapid rise in cloud adoption and an increasing demand for higher capacity, lower latency and higher availability, this next generation submarine cable is ready for service at a pivotal time,”. He also added “Mistral means that Telxius effectively contributes with the highest standards of service, reliability and security in the region, creating opportunities for businesses and communities across Latin America and optimising digital services for society at large”.
The system was named after the Latin American poet Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, also known as Gabriela Mistral, and first Latin American woman to receive a Nobel prize.
In combination with Junior, Tannat, and Brusa, Mistral allows Telxius to offer next generation diverse and robust subsea network routes throughout Latin America and connects the region to the US and beyond.