EASSy Network - Specification
System length: 10,000 km
Landings: 9
Transmission: SDH
Technology: Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM), Direct Optical Amplification
Topology: 2 fibre pair system configured as a collapsed ring
Proposed ultimate capacity per fibre pair:
  • 59 wavelengths per pair at 40Gbps
  • Total capacity of 4.72Tbps
System design life: 25 years
Supplier: Alcatel-Lucent