Telstra Endeavour Submarine Cable System Overview

The Telstra Endeavour submarine cable system is a linear single span system between Sydney and Hawaii. The Telstra Endeavour submarine cable system provides an improvement in latency over existing submarine cable systems, with 90ms (Sydney-Hawaii) and 138ms (Sydney-Los Angeles via Endeavour and AAG), it is now the shortest path from Australia to the USAs. The Telstra Endeavou offers an alternative trans-pacific route, improving flexibility and reliability of the submarine networks.

 

Cable System:

  • Telstra Endeavour

Cable Length:

  • 9,120 Km

Design Capacity:

    • 1.28 Tbps
    • 2 fiber pairs

Lit Capacity:

    • 80 Gbps (initial capacity)
    • 160 Gbps (first upgrade in 2010)

Ready for Service Date:

  • September, 2008

Investment Type::

  • Private

Initial Investment:

 

Owner(s):

  • Telstra

Landing Stations:

    • Tamarama Beach, Sydney (terminal equipment installed at Paddington, Sydney), New South Wales, Australia
    • Keawaula, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

Vendor:

    • Alcatel-Lucent

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