Europe-Persia Express Gateway (EPEG) – Terrestrial Cable System
An alternative route between Europe and the Middle East
Europe-Persia Express Gateway (EPEG) is a high capacity fibre optic cable system which provides additional connectivity between Europe and the Middle East. With a capacity of up to 3.2Tbit/s and a total length of approximately 10,000 km, EPEG offers route diversity passing through Frankfurt across Eastern Europe, Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran and the Persian Gulf to Barka, Sultanate of Oman
The Europe-Persia Express Gateway allows a telecommunication transit route alternative to the Red Sea, the Suez Canal, Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea regions.
EPEG plays an important role for traffic re-routing in case of earthquakes or any other disasters, which have been known to affect multiple systems at once.
Below the ground from Germany to Oman
The low latency EPEG cable is an alternative transit route to the Red Sea, Suez Canal, Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea regions for telecom operators and plays an important role for traffic re-routing in case of earthquakes and natural disasters.
As a Tier 1 investor in the Europe-Persia Express Gateway, Vodafone Carrier Services offers robust and reliable network connectivity through a next generation cable system.