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ADB, Dhiraagu to Expand Internet Access in Maldives

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun Public Limited Company (Dhiraagu) have agreed on a $20 million debt financing facility to expand mobile and internet coverage in Maldives by supporting the company’s capital expenditure requirements and helping to finance the SEA-ME-WE 6 Submarine Cable System (SMW6) that will connect the country to the global digital superhighway.

Pioneer Consulting Assists in Development of Unitirreno

Pioneer Consulting announces it has assisted Unidata, an operator of telecommunications, cloud and IoT services, in the development of its Unitirreno submarine cable in Italy, the first 24-fiber-pair open cable system in the Mediterranean region.

PLDT Builds Philippines Link of Asia Direct Cable

The Philippines’ largest fully integrated telco PLDT will continue to expand its international cable network as the initial phase of cable construction of the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) begins in Batangas, just months after the successful launch of the Jupiter cable system.

Development Corporation Formed for Trans-Arctic Fiber Cable

An international consortium of companies formed a joint corporation to work towards development of a submarine fiber optic system connecting Asia and Europe through the Arctic. 

Rovco Awarded Contract at Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Rovco has been awarded a contract for the provision of offshore rock bag deployment and installation at the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm in the Outer Thames Estuary.

FCC asked to Allow Antillas-1 to Continue Operations

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received a request for special temporary authority (STA) to permit the Antillas-1 system to continue in service following the expiration of its original submarine cable landing license. 

Unidata Selects ASN and Elettra to Build New System

Unidata S.p.A. announced the appointment of Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) and Elettra Tlc S.p.A. for the construction of the Unitirreno submarine cable system with support from Pioneer Consulting.

Olisipo – the New EllaLink Petabit Cable

EllaLink, the high-capacity and low latency fibre-optic submarine cable directly connecting Europe to Latin America, is announcing the development of a direct connection between Sines and the Lisbon Metro Area – the Olisipo system.

Algar Telecom Selects Infinera to Modernize Subsea Network

Infinera announced that Algar Telecom has selected Infinera to modernize and scale its subsea network infrastructure.

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