The IOX Cable System is the first submarine system to connect Mauritius to Rodrigues, with onward connectivity to South Africa and India to the rest of the world. Our commitment is to help transform Mauritius into an international data hosting center and key exchange point for the ICT and financial sectors in the Indian Ocean.

IN COUNTRY NETWORKS

We take pride in our endeavor to connect India, Africa, South East Asia and Europe to Indian Ocean islands and provide high speed network access to enhance business in these segments.

PHASE 1

  • India (Puducherry) to Mauritius and onwards to East London in South Africa
  • Connect Reunion Island, Madagascar and Sri Lanka
  • A network to connect you to Africa, Asia and Europe with ease
  • Built to meet the connectivity requirements of customers

PHASE 2

  • Connect Mauritius to Seychelles and to Mombasa
  • Give new routes to Seychelles and Kenya redundancy between Kenya and South Africa
  • Provide future availability to connect to Egypt

CABLE LENGTH

East London to Puducherry:
Approx.

8850 KMS

Rodrigues to Puducherry:
Approx.

3800 KMS

Mauritius to Rodrigues:
Approx.

700 KMS

Mauritius to East London:
Approx.

3000 KMS

DESIGN CAPACITY PER FIBER PAIR

The design capacity of the IOX Cable System is 13.5 Tb/s per fiber pair. The multiple terabits-per-second of capacity will provide a paradigm shift and transformation to industries in terms of improving business efficiencies, enabling revenue acceleration and speeding-up new market exploration.

SUBMARINE CABLE LIFETIME

25 years, ensuring scalable capacity transformation at a faster lead-time, while retaining industry benchmark service quality. This will ensure revenue assurance and customer experience by catering to dynamic and changing requirements of customers.

OPEN ACCESS CABLE SYSTEM

Our network will provide a gateway to Africa as well as to the rest of the world by leveraging our industry connections and partnerships with multiple cable systems, ensuring access to a variety of content hosted in these geographies. This will create opportunities for customers to establish valuable linkages across geographies and industries.

PROJECT UPDATES

IOX will be the first submarine cable system connecting Rodrigues to Mauritius and rest of the world. Thus, impacting the island landscape in terms of education, employment and socio-economic development.

CABLE EXTENDING TO
INDIA AND SOUTH AFRICA

The IOX Cable will extend to India (Puducherry) and South Africa (East London), offering two exits out of Mauritius.
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FULL ONWARD
CONNECTIVITY

Upon completion of the cable both India and South Africa, there will be multiple options of onwards connectivity to Asia, Europe and America.IOX

DEPLOYMENT
VENDOR FINALIZED

The partner of the deployment has been finalized and contract is in force.

ANCHOR TENANT
ON BOARD

The Anchor Tenant is on board and committed to the project.IOX

PROJECT TIMELINES

December 2016

RFP
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May 2017

System Supply
Contract Signature

October 2017

DTS Commenced
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Q3 2017-Q4 2018

Deployment of
Cable System

December 2019

Ready for
Service