EllaLink is a submarine cable connecting Brazil and Europe, linking the major hubs of Sao Paulo and Fortaleza with Lisbon and Madrid. The main section of the EllaLink cable traveling from Sines to Fortaleza is approximately 5900 km.
The EllaLink cable system delivers 100Tbps of capacity over 4 fibre pairs, up to 25Tbps per fibre pair capacity direct from Europe to Latin America.
EllaLink was a partnership between Spanish submarine cable operator IslaLink and Brazilian state-owned telecoms provider Telebras. By the end of 2019, Telebras had withdrawn from the EllaLink cable project.
EllaLink collaborates with Telxius to land the cable at Telxius' Fortaleza Cable Landing Station.
Ellalink creates a new landing site and an innovation & data center hub in Sines – Sines Tech.
The EllaLink cable system offers less than 60ms round trip delay (RTD) to cross the Atlantic connecting Portugal to Brazil, and less than 120ms RTD between Marseille and São Paulo.
The EllaLink cable system has been ready for service as of June 1, 2021.
The EllaLink Cape Verde Branch went live on June 6, 2022, with capacity up to 30Tbps.