Polarnet Project to announce tender on trans-Arctic cable

Thursday 15 January 2015 | 10:57 CET | News
Russian company Polarnet Project is ready to announce a tender for choosing the new contractor to deploy the trans-Arctic fibre-optic cable system ROTAKS, reports Comnews.ru. The backbone will be built on the bottom of the Arctic Ocean and connect the UK area with Toko via Murmansk, Anadyr and Vladivostok. The repeated tender is due to the currently difficult relations between Russia and the US. Since 2012, Polarnet Project works with the US-based contractor Tyco Electronic Subcom (TES). The final decision on the project should be taken in mid-February. Polarnet Project plans to obtain the

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Tyco Telecommunications
Countries: Russian Federation
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