Stellium is where global subsea and terrestrial communications converge

Capacity Services, Managed Spectrum, Fibre Pair Solutions & Professional Services are all available on the global network. Services are offered across multiple systems to offer true diversity, but can be provided on a single system to suit your needs.

Further details can be found here.


Subsea Fibre Cable between the USA, the UK and the Nordics – landing at Stellium Data Centres Newcastle


Aqua Comms is the owner and operator of AEC-1, a dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin, Newcastle and London. The AEC-1 submarine cable system delivers secure, low latency, high-quality transatlantic connectivity from New York to Ireland with diverse backhaul fibre to additional Points of Presence (PoPs) in the U.S., Ireland, and U.K.


Combined with existing systems owned and operated by Aqua Comms, AEC-2 offers resilient, ring-based infrastructure between the East Coast of the U.S., Ireland, and Northern Europe, connecting the hubs of the pan-Atlantic hyperscale data centre industry in North America, Ireland, the UK and Scandinavia.

North Sea Connect

Aqua Comms is building CC-2, North Wales Connect & North Sea Connect to provide uniquely diverse, high-capacity routes to the U.K. & Europe and ring protection between mainland Europe, the U.K., Ireland and onwards to the U.S.A.

Cable details (400Gb Wavelengths options):

  • Available on both AEC-1 and AEC-2 Trans-Atlantic cables
  • Across all key Aqua Comms POPs in the US and Europe
  • Options for both OTU-4 and Ethernet interfaces
  • Lease terms from 12 months to 5 years or more
  • IRUs for 10, 15 or 20 years

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Subsea Fibre Cable between Norway and UK – landing at Stellium Data Centres Newcastle

Euroconnect-1 connects the Nordics to important digital hubs such as Newcastle, London, Brussels, Amsterdam, and Hamburg. With capacity of up to 160 terabits per second, the subsea fibre cable will significantly increase data capacity between the Nordics and the rest of the world.

Cable details:

  • Cable route approx. 700 km
  • Designed technical lifetime 25 years
  • 8 dark fiber pairs system designed to provide 240 Tb
  • 1 x 400 Gbit/s initial capacity
  • Data wholesale service at 100/400 Gbit/s / Dark Spectrum

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Stellium Data Centers has been monitoring the gradually developing Covid-19 situation. Given the risks this virus creates then Stellium has as, a contingency already activated its Business Continuity Plan ensuring that Stellium is prepared in advance to maintain service as the situation develops. Stellium relies on the UK Government and NHS advise in assessing its response and is continually assessing the measures, it has in place, and how these need to be adjusted as circumstances change. Please contact our team by email on if you have any questions.