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Chile consults on first undersea cable to Antarctica

Friday 26 November 2021 | 14:04 CET | News
Chile's telecommunications regulator Subtel said it has signed an agreement with infrastructure fund Desarrollo Pais and the regional government of the southern region of Magallanes to analyse possibility of rolling out a submarine fibre-optic cable connecting Antarctica with the rest of the world through Chile. The deal paves the way for a market consultation process on the future preparation of a technical, legal, economic and financial feasibility study, said Subtel, adding that the proposed route would cover a distance of around 1,000 kilometres from Puerto Williams to King George

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