Huawei Marine Networks Co., Ltd. ("Huawei Marine") announced the successful bid for Libya LPTIC T-E submarine cable project, to provide end-end turnkey submarine system solutions.
This project will connect Libya coastal cities of Tubrok and Emasaed, with a total length of about 177km and maximum design capacity 3.2Tbit/s. The completion of the system will not only integrate the whole country of Libya backbone network, providing a more extensive route protection; but also improve Libya's international communications bandwidth to meet the continuous increase of Libya's external communications demand. The project is expected to be delivered in the middle of 2010.
LPTIC, the leading state-owned telecom carrier in Libya, runs its business including fixed, mobile and the Internet and so on. Following the mission to provide people with the best telecommunications services, LPTIC has achieved a continuous expansion in Libya's domestic market in recent years, and now begin to set foot in North Africa, the international market. "We are very pleased to cooperate with Huawei Marine, its technical solutions very well meet our needs," the General Manager of LPTIC, Dr Samir said. "We believe Huawei Marine will successfully help LPTIC to improve Libya's submarine cable networks, and achieve a win-win result."
"We are honored to be the turnkey contractor of T-E submarine cable system," Huawei Marine CEO Nigel Bayliff said. "We are confident of the successful delivery of this project; also we are proud to be able to help the development of Libya's telecommunications industry."