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Indiana University and international partners light 100G transatlantic link over Aqua Comms’ AEConnect subsea cable
Data sharing between the U.S., Africa and Europe is now three times faster, furthering discovery around the globe
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – January 17, 2017 — Research flowing between the United States, Europe and Africa got a significant boost early this year when Indiana University and its partners flipped the switch on a new 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) transatlantic link. The new network runs over the America-Europe Connect (AEConnect) subsea cable system provided by vendor Aqua Comms DAC in support of the Networks for European, American and African Research, or NEAAR, grant.