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SCF is the most secure and cost effective submarine network of the Eastern Caribbean.

Southern Caribbean Fiber provides Caribbean telecommunication companies with wholesale inter-island and worldwide connectivity solutions. Southern Caribbean Fiber does not provide local or national services including backhaul, local loop or wireless links.

Services offered by Southern Caribbean Fiber include :


The SCF network is a fully owned submarine fiber optic cable network run by state-of-the-art electronics and management systems. SCF has expanded this network by purchasing extensive capacity in other submarine networks to locations such as Miami, Paris and New York.

As an innovative network provider, SCF operates on the basis of increasing the broadband capacity access for the Caribbean region. Under this basis of operation, market competitive prices have been set, flexible capacity terms have been established and innovative market offers have been created to permit various international carriers, ISPs, cable TV operators, and enterprises equal access to quality, affordable broadband capacity.

International Private Line Circuit (“IPLC”)

Southern Caribbean Fiber offers IPLC services on either a lease or IRU basis.

Following the basic philosophy of expanding broadband penetration in the Caribbean, SCF offers Indefeasible Right-of-Use (“IRU”s) to enterprise customers as well, giving this segment the first opportunity to enjoy the benefits of owning capacity rather than just leasing it.

Southern Caribbean Fiber proposes international lease circuits in all the PDH/SDH standard ITU interfaces such as E1, DS3, STM1, STM4, STM16, and STM64.

Leasing discounts are available for 3 and 5 year lease term.

Ethernet Carrier Service (“ECS”)

ECS is based upon point to point Ethernet Transparent Transport over SDH. It complements the IPLC product by benefiting from the advanced capabilities of the Ethernet environment. Thanks to LCAS functionality, this brings more flexibility in pure Ethernet service increased bandwidth, more efficient use of interfaces, transparent and high quality transport. It provides more granularity and provides personalized service according to customer need.

Standard IEEE Fast Ethernet RJ45, Optical Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces are proposed.

IP Transit

For Internet access, solutions, IP transit can be arranged with a primary route through Miami using the SCF Autonomous System. Utilizing diverse transit partners both in Miami and New York, SCF ensures 'always on' transit. SCF all optical undersea network delivers a dedicated broadband Carrier Class IP service for international carriers, ISPs, Cable TV operators, and enterprises. The service is provided without contention ratios and with guaranteed throughput.

IP Transit is available at speeds from 10Mbps to 64Gbps using Gigabit Ethernet and Fast Ethernet interfaces.

Colocation Service

Carrier grade collocation is proposed for customers who are willing to install their own equipment in a secure and managed environment. Our service Colocation helps resolving key challenges deployment by providing the flexibility to the Customer for installing its own equipment and manage its network according to its own processes. In addition, the Customer has the possibility to interconnect with the main providers using the SCF network infrastructure.

The colocation environment benefits from high level of reliability and 24/7 remote monitoring.

The services is proposed on a per rack basis.

Other services

Southern Caribbean Fiber offers the following services at many of its island locations to assist the Customer in a Global solution :

  • multiplexing and demultiplexing services
  • interconnect services to connect your SCF capacity to other networks around the world
  • IP address allocation for the customer to have their own IP address block for flexibility and growth.

“ SCF is the most secured and cost effective network of the Eastern Caribbean. ”