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October 14, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S02 EP11 - BSO

Michael Ourabah, CEO and founder of BSO, talks about the importance of the EllaLink system to the capital markets and the financial services firms. You will leand from this episode the importance of reducing latency for trading applications. For BSO, EllaLink is a good way to first avoid the single point of failure that North America and especially the US is for any traffic going between Europe and Latin America. With Michael, we will also learn that we the "need for new cables, new infrastructure, is almost endless, and is going to keep growing exponentially in the next coming years." Visit BSO website:

October 5, 2021

Taking cable to the Edge: connecting Europe & Latin America

Resilience is a word that perfectly describes these past months for many of us, am I right? I would say the landing of a submarine cable is another very good example. During a pandemic EllaLink managed to connect 2 continents and accomplish a 10 years project. Now, RFS since June 2021, the #team is ready for new challenges, new clients in this revolutionary route.

September 16, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S2 EP10 - Telxius

Join Rafael Sgrott, Brazil Country Manager at Telxius Cable, explaining the reasons why Fortaleza is a cable connectivity Hub and the opportunities it offers for the Latin American telecommunications market. Watch the video to learn why EllaLink is the perfect match for Telxius Cable. Telxius is one of the leading global digital telecommunications infrastructure operators To learn more, visit:

August 26, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S02 EP09 NoPing - Focus on esport

A new route to help the growth of the video games competition. Join Marcos Kenickel Vasconcelos, CTO of NoPing, who talks about the gaming industry, especially the competition scene and discover why the reduce of latency from EllaLink subsea cable can contribute for the growth and improvement of video games competition between Europe and Latin America. NoPing is a high-performance latency reduction software, that provide multi route solutions enable maximum ping reduction, packet loss correction and even drops in connection. They focus mostly on games to provide the best routes to reach any game in the shortest time.

August 10, 2021

EllaLeaks S2 EP 8 - CVTelecom expanding business

Join João Domingos Correia, chairman of the board of directors of the Cabo Verde telecom group, CEO of the three companies of the CVTelecom group to talk about the new opportunities they created with the help of EllaLink’s submarine cable. CVTelecom is partnering with a Senegalese company to build the Senegal Horn of Africa Regional Express (SHARE) cable system, which spans 720km connecting Dakar in Senegal and Praia in Cape Verde. To learn more, visit :

August 2, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S2 EP7 - Bella Program

The impact of Ellalink on the science and research community. Join both Erik Huizer, CEO of Géant, and Luis Cadenas, CEO of RedCLARA, presenting the support that educational and research facilities both on the Latin and European side will have with EllaLink cable, by making possible a low latency connection that will increase the data transfer between Europe and Latin America. Geant is an organization that provides international connectivity to research and education facilities from Europe to the rest of the world. To learn more, visit:

July 28, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S2 E6 Equinix - Global connectivity

High speed express route between Latam and Europe Join Alex Vasmonsky, director of ecosystem development at Equinix, who talks about the economic opportunity that a subsea cable such as Ellalink, provides for countries like Brazil, Spain, and Portugal. Ellalink follows a massive digital infrastructure investment in those countries that come from an increased use of mobile internet. Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company. Digital leaders harness Equinix platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success.

July 22, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S2 E5: Interxion, the deployment of a new Era

For over 20 years, Interxion has an offering in the Iberian Peninsula. Due to the growth in traffic and demand for Internet, Interxion infrastructure has been able to expand over the years – and it is important to handle future growth to meet the requirements. Mike Hollands, Market Development at Interxion, explains the strategic approach towards the relationship with EllaLink and the key elements that bring the partnership towards success, bonded with a state-of-the-art submarine cable.

June 8, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S2 E4 - EllaLink Inauguration

On June 1st, 2021, the main event of the Digital Agenda of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Digital Assembly, took take place in Sines, just in front of the EllaLink Vasco da Gama Cable Landing Station. Highlights of this event included the adoption of the "Lisbon Declaration - Digital Democracy with Purpose", and the inauguration of the EllaLink Submarine cable that will link Europe to Latin America. On this video, we share the main moments of the historical EllaLink inauguration.

June 17, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S2 E3 - EllaLink Launch

Let’s dive into the newest connectivity solution that EllaLink offers for Europe and Latin America 🌍 EllaLink is very proud of this 10 years project that was launched on June 1st in Sines, Portugal. In this special episode, you will learn about our history and all the partners who supported it 🎊!

June 22, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S2 E2 - Marguerite's Strategic Investment

Established in 2010 with offices in Luxembourg and Paris, Marguerite is an alternative investment fund manager licensed in Luxembourg. It is independently owned by its partners and manages three investment funds: • Marguerite Fund, a EUR 710m infrastructure fund raised in 2010 and now fully invested across 20 investments • Marguerite Pantheon SCSp, an investment vehicle owning stakes in renewables and transport assets in Europe • Marguerite II SCSp, a EUR 745m infrastructure fund raised in 2017 with commitments from EIB, KfW, CDC, CDP, BGK, ICO. The pan-European equity fund Marguerite II became the equity sponsor of EllaLink in H1 2018. Anchor customers on the system are, amongst others, the Bella consortium, Cabo Verde Telecom and EMACOM.

April 28, 2021

DE-CIX: Latency is the new currency

Watch our exclusive interview with Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX International, and discover why latency is the new currency of today's digital world. For more information: and

March 11, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S1E11 - Final Splice

Would you like to go inside the ASN cable ship Ile de Sein? Let's enter the vessel through this special episode of EllaLink EllaLeaks that reveals the step-by-step of the EllaLink transatlantic cable Final Splice together with a crew of 57 people who worked hard to make it a reality

March 09, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E10 - Landing in Portinho, Cabo Verde

On February 18 of 2021 the EllaLink transatlantic subsea cable has landed in Cape Verde marking the onset of a new era of connectivity. The landing took place at Portinho beach, in Achada Grande Trás, in the municipality of Praia. EllaLink is the primary step of Cabo Verde Telecom's strategy to become the first ICT and submarine cable Hub in the Mid-Atlantic Ocean. Together EllaLink & Cabo Verde Telecom will contribute to the development of communications in the country like never seen before.

February 09, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E09 - Landing in Madeira

EllaLink has successfully landed its express submarine cable in Madeira, Portugal on the 22nd of January 2021. The dedicated infrastructure of the Madeira branch is a common project between EllaLink and EMACOM The EllaLink cable incorporates technology capable of providing the most advanced submarine telecommunication system with 30Tbps of potential capacity. The dedicated cable connecting Madeira and the Portugal mainland has approximately 1.100 kilometres. The underwater optical system will allow a high capacity and low latency connection between Lisbon and Funchal.

January 07, 2021

EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E08 - Landing in Sines

EllaLink landing its submarine cable between Europe and Latin America in Sines, Portugal.

November 20, 2020

EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E06 - Building a robust landing infrastructure in Sines

EllaLink is building a telecom infrastructure directly connecting Europe & Latin America Sines, Portugal, the city of Vasco da Gama was the place chosen by EllaLink to land its submarine cable. The EllaLink Sines HDD operation took place in a selected area of low impact in Sines, next to the proposed beach manhole. To a punch out point at 650m under the sea at approximately 12m water depth, so that a cable ship would be able to manoeuvre into position and feed the cable into shore.

October 27, 2020

EllaLink EllaLeaks S01E05 - Sines Vasco da Gama CLS is ready!

EllaLink is an advanced optical platform offering secure high capacity connectivity on a unique low latency transatlantic route serving the growing needs of the Latin American and European markets. The EllaLink network directly connects Brazil and Europe, linking the major hubs of São Paulo and Fortaleza with Lisbon, Madrid and Marseille.

September 07, 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 Sensing technology will be used to collect data along the cable route which will be optically transmitted back to the shore, independently and without impacting either telecoms traffic or the design life of the cable.

April 02, 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.

October 01, 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.

July 08, 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.

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