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Tasman Global Access (TGA) Submarine Cable System

Linking New Zealand to Australia and beyond

Overview

Tasman Global Access (TGA) is a new and second cable system out of New Zealand connecting to Australia. The cable has been constructed to deliver more international bandwidth and capacity for New Zealand and to strengthen diversity and resiliency within the country’s telecommunications infrastructure.

Benefits of Tasman Global Access

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TGA offers a strengthened link to fast-growing Asian markets

Redundancy and resiliency improve New Zealand's national telecommunications network, and a connection to the rest of the world

Improves New Zealand’s connection to the world

Product information

TGA bandwidth options

2,288 km long fibre optic cables

The new fibre optic cable system spans 2,288 km, linking Raglan (New Zealand) to Sydney (Australia)

Total design capacity of 20Tbit/s

TGA provides extended design capacity to 20Tbit/s through 100G technology

Increased network resilience

We own the landing station in New Zealand, offering a new diverse landing and increased network resiliency with interconnects in Sydney for connectivity to Asia and beyond

TGA improves New Zealand’s connectivity to the world

Tasman Global Access (TGA) is a new fibre optic cable system that spans 2,288 km, linking Raglan, New Zealand to Sydney, Australia.

The TGA cable system has a total design capacity of 20 terabits per second, deploying 100G technology and has been built by a consortium including Vodafone, Spark and Telstra.The cable has been constructed to deliver more international bandwidth and capacity for New Zealand and to strengthen diversity and resiliency within the country’s telecommunications infrastructure.

The cable also serves as an important digital link to fast-growing Asian economic markets by enabling better connectivity to the five major international cable systems currently serving Australia.

New Zealand's international capacity requirements are growing 60% year-on-year and are projected to grow 11,000% over the next 10 years

High capacity and future-proof

The TGA cable is an important addition to the infrastructure of the region and will support New Zealand’s broadband initiative which aims to connect 75% of the country’s population to broadband service with download speeds of at least 100 Mbps by 2020. It also plays a key role in the continued growth of the digital economy in New Zealand and across Asia Pacific.

Benefits of TGA

Route diversity

The TGA cable system offers an important cable route diversity between New Zealand and Australia.

Latest technology

The TGA cable system provides the latest 100G technology.

Link to Asian markets

TGA is a second cable system out of New Zealand, connecting Australia with key links to Asian economic markets.

Industry recognition

Finalist

Best Global Wholesale Carrier - Data
Global Carrier Awards 2017
Capacity Media

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Vodafone Carrier Services manages the commercial relationships with over 1,000 communications service providers globally and offers a broad portfolio of voice, network connectivity, and messaging services.

Vodafone has one of the most reliable and wide-reaching global networks that spans across and between Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. It is ranked in the Top 10 Global Internet Providers and for the fourth consecutive year is the world’s largest international voice carrier.

Through a single connection to Vodafone, a service provider can support its worldwide communication needs and access the unrivalled scale and reach of Vodafone’s network, benefiting from the same quality management used to support its own global customers.