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Rakuten, NTT, KDDI, SoftBank to build new fibre submarine cable in Japan

Thursday 28 October 2021 | 07:49 CET | News
Japanese operator Rakuten Mobile has signed a construction agreement with NTT Communications, KDDI and SoftBank. The four partners will jointly build a high-capacity fibre-optic submarine cable to connect Hokkaido and Akita Prefecture. The length of the cable is planned to reach 770 km, with construction to be completed by the end of FY2023.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: KDDI / NTT Communications / Rakuten Mobile / Softbank
Countries: Japan
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