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NexGen Network Secures Capacity via Partnership with FASTER Cable System

April 01, 2021

NexGen Networks, a Global Digital Infrastructure company and the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, has secured capacity via partnership with FASTER-- a trans-Pacific Submarine cable system.  The trans-Pacific cable is made up of more than 5,500 miles of wires linking the U.S. (Oregon, specifically) to two ports in Japan, Chiba and Mie. The FASTER cable can provide up to 60 Terabits per second and will increase internet service to major Asian cities as well as some U.S. west coast metros like Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

“It’s a submarine cable that adds much needed network bandwidth between data centers in the US and data centers in Japan, Taiwan, and the broader Asia-Pacific market,” says Edward Lawson, SVP Business Development at NexGen Networks. “This is the highest-capacity undersea cable ever built — about ten million times faster than your average cable modem.”

About NexGen Networks

NexGen Networks,, is the premier provider of tailored, high-capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. NexGen Networks is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support that allows for unparalleled time to market connectivity. It offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. Its fiber optic network leverages unique rights-of-way that deliver connectivity to the major metropolitan areas in North America, Europe and the Far East. While consistently building upon its private and public IP and Ethernet expertise and evolving its capabilities to continually meet the needs of its customers, large and small, it has continued to maintain a superior standard of customer service and support. 


The fiber optic submarine telecommunications cable system FASTER became ready for service around June 2016. The system has a length of 11629 Kilometers and is owned and/or operated by a consortium. FASTER has landing points in the United States, Japan and Taiwan.


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