Docomo Pacific, NEC to build Atisa submarine cable

Thursday 10 March 2016 | 12:06 CET | News
Docomo Pacific, a subsidiary of NTT Docomo, and NEC have signed a contract to build 'Atisa', an optical submarine cable system that will connect Guam with the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. The Atisa six fiber pair optical fiber submarine cable system will measure around 280 kilometers in length, and will connect the islands of Guam, Saipan, Rota and Tinian. The deployment is scheduled for completion in early 2017. Following completion, Atisa is expected to enhance connectivity among the four islands.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: NEC / NTT DoCoMo
Countries: Guam
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