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Bill Barney Talks Subsea Cable, EAGLE in TV Interview

Bill Barney, CEO of Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), was interviewed last month on CNBC’s Squawk C-Suite show.  During the interview, he commented on the state of the industry and the status of the EAGLE submarine cable. 

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth approximately €200 million by Vineyard Wind, LLC, a US offshore wind development company 50% owned by funds of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and 50% by Avangrid Renewables (part of the Iberdrola Group), to provide a submarine power cable system which will deliver clean energy to the mainland power grid in the US.

Sumitomo Electric Completes NEMO Link

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. announced the completion of construction of a 400-kV HVDC XLPE cable system, the highest voltage in the world for an HVDC-XLPE cable system -- NEMO Link -- which connects the UK and Belgium.

At a ceremony in Athens earlier representatives of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Independent Power Transmission Operation (IPTO) signed a EUR 178 million long-term loan to finance construction of the first power interconnector between mainland Greece and the country’s largest island Crete.

Superloop, QIC End Acquisition Talks

Talks to acquire Australian Internet provider and submarine cable owner Superloop Limited have ended as the company and prospective buyer were unable to come to an agreement. 

Chile, South Korea Sign Cooperation Agreement on Telecom

Continuing on our coverage of the growth of new trade routes and their impact on submarine fiber optic cable development, comes the latest news of growing connections between South America and Asia. 

Telia Carrier Adds PoP at SUPERNAP Milan

Telia Carrier announced a new Cloud Connect PoP in the SUPERNAP Italia data center near Milan, Italy.

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