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Digicel taps Alcatel-Lucent for Haiti undersea cable project

Thursday 29 March 2012 | 07:16 CET | News
Digicel has selected Alcatel-Lucent for a 200 km undersea cable deployment in Haiti. Overall investments in the project are estimated to reach USD 16 million. Rolled out in partnership with Columbus Networks, the project aims to expand fixed and mobile broadband services and content delivered throughout the country. The earthquake in January 2010 damaged or destroyed much of Haiti's communications infrastructure, including the country's only subsea cable link. Once completed, the FibraLink Extension to Haiti is expected to provide a high-capacity subsea link with 21 other countries in the Pan

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / Columbus Networks / Digicel
Countries: Haiti
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