Global Crossing upgrades submarine network routes

Growing demand from enterprise and service provider customers for more IP and Ethernet transport has prompted Global Crossing to expand the capacity on three of its Mid-Atlantic Crossing (MAC), South American Crossing (SAC) and Pan American Crossing (PAC) submarine cable systems.

Expected to be implemented over the next six months, with some segments ready as early as this May, the network upgrades will boost capacity between Latin America, North America and Europe.

One region that these new upgrades will satisfy is Latin America where carriers are either looking to route traffic within the region or a service provider that needs network access into the U.S. to serve one of their multinational enterprise customers. "The Latin American market is poised to sustain strong growth," said John Legere, Global Crossing's CEO in a release. "The investments we are making are in response to the continued demand Global Crossing is experiencing across our global network for broadband services such as video over IP, social media and content delivery networks."

For more:
- see the release here

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