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The fastest connection to USA and Africa from the Mediterranean

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Barcelona, the digital port of the Mediterranean

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Barcelona Cable Landing Station is a neutral digital port that provides an open access cable landing service to submarine cable operators for a neutral, safe and secure landing in the city of Barcelona.


We provide a comprehensive protected fibre backhaul solution to the main Data Centres located in Southern Europe, as well as routes to West Africa, the USA and South America. This allows us to offer the lowest latency route to those territories from the Mediterranean. 


Barcelona CLS offers the necessary infrastructure for submarine fibre-optic cable landing systems and the services for housing the different equipment that illuminate such systems, as well as the extension and connection of these with terrestrial telecommunications networks. Barcelona CLS also offers Carrier House services, providing access to the Building's facilities and accommodation services and connectivity with other customers. It also delivers a Hosting service and connection to both submarine and terrestrial operators.

Barcelona Cable Landing Station Neutral Digital Port

Barcelona is the leading alternative landing point in the Mediterranean for cables coming from Asia and Africa

  • Open Access Cable Landing
  • Neutral and independent landing party
  • Submarine cable experts with proven track record
  • Originating in Barcelona, with deep knowledge of the area and ecosystem
  • Open Product Portfolio, from Landing Party to Infrastructure provider
  • Good accessibility to the main Data Centres
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BCN CLS building

The building

Strategically located in eastern Barcelona, the facility is a two-story building designed by AFR-IX telecom based on its experience building multiple cable landing stations under rigorous standards.
It offers unparalleled operating efficiency and security with state-of-the-art power redundancysolar panels, fire detection and suppression, precise controlled cooling systems, card access and camera monitoring systems.

It is an eco-friendly facility, featuring solar powered energy, green energy and free cooling technology.

Who we are

Barcelona CLS is an initiative of AFR-IX telecom, a company headquartered in Barcelona. AFR-IX telecom is a telecommunications operator with a strong engineering team dedicated to submarine systems.

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