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ARCOS-1

The Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) is a fiber optic submarine communications cable of 8,400 kilometers that extends between the United States, the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico. Because of its length, it was divided in two phases: Phase 1 being in service since September 2001 and Phase II since March 2002. The cable system was set in a ring configuration and is operated on a non-common carrier basis.

Contents

Carriers (incomplete)

  • Columbus Networks (Formerly- New World Network)
  • Telecomunicaciones Ultramarinas de Puerto Rico (TUPR or ULTRACOM)
  • Landing points

    1. North Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.
    2. Cancún, Mexico
    3. Tulum, Mexico
    4. Ladyville, Belize
    5. Puerto Barrios, Guatemala
    6. Puerto Cortés, Honduras
    7. Trujillo, Honduras
    8. Puerto Lempira, Honduras
    9. Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua
    10. Bluefields, Nicaragua
    11. Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
    12. Maria Chiquita, Panama
    13. Ustupo, Panama
    14. Cartagena, Colombia
    15. Riohacha, Colombia
    16. Punto Fijo, Venezuela
    17. Willemstad, Curaçao
    18. San Juan, Puerto Rico
    19. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
    20. Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
    21. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
    22. Crooked Island, Bahamas
    23. Cat Island, Bahamas
    24. Nassau, Bahamas

    References

    ARCOS-1 Wikipedia


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