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CenturyLink, Emerald Networks sign agreement for trans-Atlantic capacity

Emerald Networks announced that it has signed an agreement with CenturyLink to purchase bandwidth capacity on its system known as "Emerald Express." The system will provide CenturyLink with additional connectivity between North America and Europe. The Emerald Express undersea cable system will be operational by 4Q14 with connections to North America, Europe and Iceland. It utilizes next-generation capabilities to provide low-latency, coherent, digital transmission at wavelengths of 100 Gbps and beyond.