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Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Contract Awards, Jan-Mar 2021

This is our latest monthly review of new submarine fiber optic cable contract awards for 2021. 

DARE-1 Cable Enters Service

A new submarine cable that connects Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya is now active after more than 5 years of work. 4,900 km long, it is equipped with the latest generation of optical fiber.

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Announcements, Jan-Mar 2021

This is our latest listing of submarine fiber optic cable announcements for 2021. 

Nexans, BV Partner on OWF Project/Risk Management

Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, and Nexans, a global player in electrification, have signed a partnership agreement to reduce risk and promote best practices for turnkey deliveries of high voltage power cables used for connecting offshore wind farms (OWF) to onshore grids.

Aqua Comms Announces Acquisition by Triple Point’s D9

Aqua Comms DAC, the owner and operator of America Europe Connect-1 (AEC-1), America Europe Connect-2 (AEC-2) and CeltixConnect-1 (CC-1) announced that it has been acquired by digital investment trust Digital 9 Infrastructure PLC (D9).

Raxio, Meridiam to Deploy Sustainable Data Centres in Africa

The Raxio Group, a premier pan-African data centre developer and operator, and Meridiam, a global developer, asset and fund manager specialising in sustainable infrastructure and energy transition projects, announced a partnership to deploy a network of data centres across the African continent.

Prysmian Completes Crete-Mainland Greece Interconnector

Prysmian Group and Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) announce the successful completion of the submarine interconnection between the island of Crete and the Peloponnese peninsula, a record-breaking project in terms of length, depth and innovative HVAC cable technology.

GigNet to Acquire Assets to Build US-Mexico Cable

GigNet has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire the assets, operations, and development to date for a subsea cable system between Florida and Cancun, Mexico, from FB Submarine, LLC.

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