Gold Data 1 is the first cable system in the Gulf of Mexico which connects Miami in Florida with strategic points in Mexico: Mexico City, Cancun, and Queretaro.
The Gold Data 1 submarine cable system consists of 10 fiber pairs, designed for a capacity of 250Tbps (50x 400Gbps per fiber pair).
The Gold Data 1 submarine cable system is developed by Gold Data Inc., a technology company founded in 2000 and headquartered in the US. Gold Data partners with Orange for the technical design and laying the cable, working together with Orange Marine cable ship.
Golda Data has selected Alcatel Submarine Networks as system supplier, and Ciena for providing the GeoMesh Extreme SLTE and transport technology.
The Gold Data 1 is expected to cost US$150million, to be ready for service in 2024.
Gold Data 1 cable route, Image courtesy: Gold Data