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Tasman subsea cable completes first construction phase

Monday 18 April 2016 | 10:59 CET | News
A team of specialist submarine cable experts have successfully laid the first section of the Tasman Global Access (TGA) undersea cable in Raglan. The cable laying activities at Ngarunui Beach were completed on 8 April, announced Vodafone, one of the investors in the project. Together with Spark and Telstra, the companies are investing USD 70 million to build the TGA cable, which will significantly improve New Zealand's international broadband connectivity. The TGA cable project is on track to be completed, tested and ready for service by the end of 2016, Vodafone said. 

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Spark / Telstra / Vodafone
Countries: Australia / New Zealand
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