Seaborn Preps Ultra-Low Latency NJ-Brazil Connectivity for 2017

Seaborn has already manufactured the cable for the project, and will lay it between the US and Brazil in Q1 2017.

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The point-to-point service, dubbed SeaSpeed, will deliver a "multi-millisecond step-change in lowest-latency offerings for the US-Brazil financial path," officials say, adding that it will enable the vendor to activate circuits for clients in a matter of days, rather than weeks.

The service will leverage Seaborn's $500 million Seabras-1 cable, which the company will begin laying between the New York/NJ area and Brazil in the first quarter of next year.

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