Monday, January 14, 2008

Pacific - undersea cable

Project Runway is cleared for take-off
see also presentation

PIPE Networks Limited announced today it has now signed sufficient contracts with keystone customers for the Board to approve the construction of a 6,900km, $A200m undersea cable system linking Sydney, Australia to the communications hub of Guam with a spur connecting Madang, Papua New Guinea, referred to as PPC-1.

Representing a significant enhancement to Australia’s international broadband capacity, the main trunk of the PPC-1 system will be a 2-pair fibre cable capable of delivering 1.92 Terabits of data per second.

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