Data & Telecoms cables news

C-Lion branch to Hanko nearly complete

CRU Subscriber Content
12 Oct 2017
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Europe (Finland)
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Projects

Cinia Group's branch connection of the C-Lion1 submarine fibre optic cable to Hanko, in the Western Uusimaa area of Finland, is about to be completed.

Nexans breaks own record on HV subsea installation

CRU Subscriber Content
09 Oct 2017
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Europe (Norway)
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Projects

France's Nexans has been awarded a €37 million ($43.4 million) contract by Norway's power company, BKK Nett, to produce and install a 420 kV XLPE submarine cable system, in an effort to strengthen the electrical grid in Western Norway.

Wave Energy Scotland invites proposals

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09 Oct 2017
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Europe (UK)
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Projects

The UK's Wave Energy Scotland (WES), is inviting qualified and experienced suppliers to provide a proposal to address requirements and offer best value in the expenditure of public funds for a study it is conducting.

Sterlite Tech to supply UAE with fibre cables

CRU Subscriber Content
06 Oct 2017
 | Region: 
Asia (United Arab Emirates)
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Projects

India's Sterlite Tech said it is aiding UAE-based telecommunications service provider du to roll out futuristic networks, IoT and FTTH services through its smarter network technologies, over the next three years. As part of the agreement, Sterlite Tech will supply smarter optical fibre cables for outdoor and indoor requirements.

TE Subcom completes Hawaiki cable

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02 Oct 2017
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Australasia (Australia, New Zealand), North America (USA)
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Projects

The 14,000 kilometre Hawaiki subsea cable manufactured by TE Subcom is now complete and has been loaded on-board the company's vessels, the CS Global Sentinel and CS Responder. This means that installation of the system by TE Subcom can now begin.

ESS awarded Hornsea One seabed clearance

CRU Subscriber Content
02 Oct 2017
 | Region: 
Europe (UK)
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Projects

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded a major seabed clearance and route preparation project on the UK's 1.2GW Hornsea Project One, the world's biggest offshore wind farm.

Oceanteam wins Netherlands turntable & equipment deal

CRU Subscriber Content
02 Oct 2017
 | Region: 
Europe (Netherlands)
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Projects

Norway's Oceanteam Solutions has recently signed a contract for the supply of a 5,300 tonne turntable, a loading tower and auxiliary equipment on a barge for the storage and multiple loadouts of subsea cables in the Netherlands.

Openreach signs London fibre deal with UK landlord

CRU Subscriber Content
02 Oct 2017
 | Region: 
Europe (UK)
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Projects

The UK's digital network business, Openreach, has signed a deal with major landowner, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, to upgrade fibre broadband infrastructure at Grosvenor's London West End estate.

Vodafone Portugal & NOS to deploy and share FTTH

CRU Subscriber Content
02 Oct 2017
 | Region: 
Europe (Portugal)
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Projects

Vodafone Portugal and Portuguese communications and entertainment group, NOS, have signed an agreement to deploy and share a FTTH network which will be marketable to around 2.6 million homes and businesses in Portugal.