May 10, 2001 Trans Atlantic Cable TAT-14 Begins Service

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May 10, 2001: TAT-14 Begins Service

2001 – TAT-14, the Transatlantic cable begins commercial service. A dual, bi-directional ring configuration using Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplex (DWDM) – Sixteen wavelengths of STM-64 per fiber pair. It carried 640 Gbps, and connectedGermany, the UK, Denmark, France, and the Netherlands with the US.

Even though there have been a couple failures, TAT-14 is still in service.

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