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Huawei, CTR to complete Chilean undersea cable project by Q3 2019

Wednesday 14 November 2018 | 12:00 CET | News
The southernmost submarine cable in the world, a 3,000-kilometre fibre-optic link connecting Chile's Puerto Montt to Puerto Williams, is set to be completed by the end of the third quarter of 2019, reports Diario Financiero, citing Huawei's head of corporate affairs in Chile, Marcelo Pino. The cable system is part of the Chilean government's USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' project and has a March 2020 deadline but the executive said Huawei is looking to finalise it ahead of time in partnership with local telecommunications operator CTR (Comunicacion y Telefonia Rural). "We have an

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