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With the addition of the EIG, Verizon is preparing to extend its industry-leading global mesh architecture to this cable. Meshing is a network design that connects undersea cable systems on land, allowing for instantaneous rerouting of traffic in the event of multiple undersea cable breaks. The company operates a global mesh network that circles the globe, and EIG will provide additional redundant mesh paths needed during service impacting events.
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As a leader in developing undersea cable communications systems, the EIG is the third major submarine cable project Verizon has helped launch in the last six years. The company continues its global network leadership work, delivering more capacity, reliability and speed for data, video, IP-based solutions and strategic services needed by its multinational customers. The company is involved in more than 80 submarine cables worldwide.
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