Contract awarded for Minch broadband cable

December 2013
Submarine Fiber Optic Communications;Dec2013, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p8
The article reports the 26.9 million British pounds subsea cabling initiative commissioned by the British telecom services firm BT Group plc to submarine communications cable provider Global Marine Systems, Orange Marine, and A-2 Sea Solutions delivering broadband to the Scottish Highlands and British Islands. The Highlands and Island Enterprise allocated 146 million British pounds for the engineering project in March 2013 to be completed by 2016. The 79-kilometer cable have 20 fiber optics.


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