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The fastest connection to USA and Africa from the Mediterranean

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 subsea cable operators to provide them with a neutral, safe and secure landing in the city of Barcelona.


We do provide a full fiber protected backhaul solution to the main Data Centers located in Southern Europe and routes to West Africa, USA and South American Cables. This allows us to offer the lowest latency route to USA from the Mediterranean. 


A full set of services are provided, including Landing Party and Permit, Beach Manhole, Land route, Cable station and Protected Backhaul to major Data Centers and fiber routes.

Landing permit service

cable station service

landing party service

protected backhaul service

beach manhole service

land route service

Barcelona Cable Landing Station Neutral Digital Port

Barcelona positions itself as the main 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 proof tracked record
  • Originated in Barcelona, deep knowledge in the area and ecosystem
  • Open Product Portfolio, from Landing Party to Infrastructure provider
  • Good accessibility to the main Data Centers
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BCN CLS building

The building

Strategically located in Eastern Barcelona, the facility is a two-story building that has been designed by AFR-IX Telecom based on the experience of building multiple cable Landing stations under rigorous standards.
It offers unparalleled operating efficiency and security with state-of-the-art power redundancy, solar panels, fire detection and suppression, precise controlled cooling systems, card access and camera monitoring systems.

It’s an eco-friendly facility, including 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 the city of Barcelona. AFR-IX telecom is a telecommunications operator with a strong engineering Branch team dedicated to submarine systems

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