Citing strong demand for transatlantic bandwidth, Global Crossing Ltd. (Hamilton, Bermuda) will

Oct. 1, 1998

Citing strong demand for transatlantic bandwidth, Global Crossing Ltd. (Hamilton, Bermuda) will double the capacity of its Atlantic Crossing (AC-1) undersea fiber-optic network 18 months ahead of its initial schedule. The network will carry 80 Gbits/sec when the capacity upgrade is completed. AC-1 went into commercial service this past May, connecting the United States with the United Kingdom. An additional link to Germany is scheduled to be completed next month, with a Netherlands link activated in December 1998.

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