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Omantel picks Xtera for subsea link to Africa

Wednesday 10 February 2016 | 11:00 CET | News
Oman operator Omantel announced the signing of ae supply agreement with Xtera Communications for building a submarine cable. The new cable will be built in partnership with Ethio Telecom, Golis Telecom and Telesom Company and will be a direct highway from Salalah in Oman to Bosaso in Puntland and Berbera in Somaliland, with a terrestrial extension to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Xtera will supply its turnkey 100G/100G+ submarine cable system for this project, including subsea optical repeaters, Nu-Wave Optima Submarine Line Terminal Equipment, cable and all marine services.  Designed for 20 Tbps

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Ethio Telecom / Omantel / Telesom / Xtera Communications
Countries: Africa / Oman
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