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Norwegian subsea cable plans receive funding approval from EFTA

Tuesday 24 September 2019 | 13:43 CET | News
Norwegian communications regulator Nkom said the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has approved public subsidies for the creation of new international submarine cable capacity. The new underwater fibre is intended to reduce vulnerabilities in communications with foreign countries. Currently, most traffic to and from Norway travels via Sweden and Copenhagen.

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