The CAP-1 cable system is a 12,000 kilometers submarine cable system connecting California, USA and Pagudpud, Philippines.
The CAP-1 consortium comprises Amazon and Facebook, owning 16.6667% (1 fiber pair) and 83.3333% (5 fiber pairs) of participation interest in the system respectively.
Facebook is the landing party in both the United States and the Philippines.
The CAP-1 cable system will land at:
The CAP-1 cable system consists of six fiber pairs and a single trunk of 12,000km, with a design capacity of 90 waves x 200 Gbps (or equivalent) per fiber pair using current technology, with an aggregate design capacity of 108 Tbps.
China Mobile International (CMI) was an initial party and joint builder of the CAP-1 project, and was expected to own three fiber pairs. In August 2021, China Mobile Exit from CAP-1 Consortim due to the blockage by the US government.
The CAP-1 system is expected to be ready for service by the fourth calendar quarter of 2022.