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Subsea telecommunications cables: A driver for scientific research

The EllaLink GeoLab is a new technical and collaborative initiative to unite the scientific and telecoms communities for the greater good. The importance of climate monitoring and disaster mitigation is well understood, and the possibility of using submarine cable systems to enable further studies into seismology, volcanology, marine ecology and oceanic conditions has been discussed…

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EllaLink won a Global Carrier Award for “Best Subsea Project of the Year”.

Dublin, Ireland – 23rd October, 2020 – For the second consecutive year EllaLink has won a Global Carrier Award in the illustrious category of “Best Subsea Project of the Year”. The ceremony, which was held virtually, took place as part of the Capacity Europe 2020 conference. This much coveted award demonstrates true recognition of EllaLink’s…

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EllaLink was shortlisted as the Best Subsea Cable Operator of the Year for CC-Global Awards 2020

EllaLink was Shortlisted for CC Awards 2020 EllaLink is revolutionizing the connection between Europe and South America by making a new direct route between the two continents. The EllaLink express optical platform has been built with state-of-the-art coherent technology offering 72Tbps of capacity and it brings to the telecom market numerous of unique features, each of them with the potential of…

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Connecting the Unconnected

EllaLink has been shortlisted for CC – Global Awards 2020 in the category ‘Connecting the Unconnected’ and here is why. EllaLink has created for the first time the possibility of moving massive traffic between Europe and Latin America, directly connecting a previously unconnected community of 1.2 billion people, without transiting North America, thereby reducing the latency and improving the predictability of performance. …

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Captain Diego’s Story

Earlier this year Elettra’s OGS Explora vessel completed part of the marine survey for EllaLink. We spoke to Captain Diego De Nardi to understand the survey activities that were carried out and to learn about his previous experiences at sea. If you’ve always wanted to find out more about what goes on off-shore the tune…

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July 8, 2019
EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E01- Marine survey of the Mid Atlantic Ridge
A marine survey before the deployment of a submarine cable linking Europe to Latin America.
October 1, 2019
EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E02 – Captain Diego’s story
Interview of Captain Diego De Nardi, shipmaster of the OGS Explora survey ship during the EllaLink campaign.
April 2, 2020
EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E03 – Sines CLS Construction
Oops! EllaLeaks Episode 3 is out revealing the progress of our Cable Landing Station construction in Sines, Portugal.
September 7, 2020
EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E04 – EllaLink GeoLab
EllaLink is the world’s first commercial telecoms system to incorporate SMART cable concepts and the EllaLink GeoLab offers a truly unique way to collect and share the data through the existing networks of our colleagues at GEANT & FCN. Passive and non-intrusive Distributed Acoustic.


Press Releases

Ibéria aumenta capacidade de banda larga em 25% nos últimos cinco anos

ovo estudo solicitado pela DE-CIX, EllaLink e Interxion, levado a cabo pela TeleGeography, destaca a importância de Madrid no mapa da Internet, ao reunir importantes pontos de intercâmbio, data centers, regiões cloud e ligações com os principais cabos submarinos da Península através de Bilbao e Lisboa.

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Evento da União Europeia apresenta novo cabo submarino de fibra óptica entre Brasil e Portugal

Philippe Dumont, CEO da EllaLink, participa em Sines (Portugal) de apresentação sobre primeira conexão direta de alta capacidade entre América Latina e continente europeu Sines, 1º de junho de 2021 – O CEO da EllaLink, Philippe Dumont, participou hoje em Sines, Portugal, da cerimônia de abertura do Leading the Digital Decade 2030, evento de dois…

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Paving a new data traffic highway across the Atlantic Ocean: DE-CIX and EllaLink commit to a strategic partnership

DE-CIX and EllaLink commit to a strategic partnership Lisbon/Madrid and Dublin, Ireland, 27 April 2021. DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange operator, and EllaLink, the express optical platform between Europe and Latin America, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership. The goal of the partnership is to promote and enhance a new low latency path…

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EllaLink Completes Marine Installation and Turns to Infinera for Network Lighting

Dublin, Ireland and San Jose, Calif. – March 11, 2021, 8 a.m. ET – EllaLink announced today that it has successfully completed the marine installation of the industry’s lowest-latency transatlantic cable system between Europe and Latin America. For the next stage of the project, EllaLink has selected Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and its leading-edge ICE6 technology to…

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EllaLink’s transatlantic submarine cable has already anchored in Portugal

The state-of-the-art fiber optic cable that connects Portugal and Latin America has already arrived in Sines.The system should be fully operational in the second quarter of 2021, making Portugal the new gateway to Europe to an unprecedented level of international connectivity. Lisbon, January 6th 2021 – EllaLink announces today that its next generation low-latency submarine…

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EllaLink establishes open interconnection point in Madrid

Diverse submarine cable connecting Europe and Latin America extends system from Portuguese coast to Madrid. Dublin, Ireland London, England – 20th October 2020– EllaLink announced today that one of its interconnection points will be located in Madrid, Spain at Interxion: A Digital Realty Company’s data centre campus. As part of its PoP to PoP strategy, EllaLink will…

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