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VSNL Western Europe

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VSNL Western Europe

VSNL Western Europe (previously TGN Western Europe) is a telecommunications cable system with both submarine and terrestrial parts linking several counties in western Europe.

The cable system is constructed from cables with 4 fibre pairs per cable, and each fibre pair supports 96 10Gbit/s waves at construction, allowing for a total lit capacity (at construction) of 4 fibre pairs x 96 10 Gbit/s waves = 3,840 Gbit/s.

It has two submarine cables, one with landing points in:

and the other with landing points in

The Seixal and Bilbao landing points are interconnected terrestrially via Lisbon, Portugal and Madrid, Spain. Highbridge is connected via a pair of cables to London, United Kingdom


  • "Tyco Telecommunications, Network Services on the Tyco Global Network – TGN, Presentation to LISHEP, February 17, 2004, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil". Retrieved November 22, 2006. 

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