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Cable from Rognan to the Malacca Strait

Posted on 22.08.2011 - 12:00 EDT in SUBSEA TELECOMS NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links

Cable from Rognan to the Malacca StraitNexans Norway has won a contract to supply 78 km of subsea fibre optic cable to Huawei for the BDM project.

The BDM project will complete a cable system between Melaka, Malaysia and Dumai & Batam, to deliver a powerful boost to the broadband network in Malaysia and Indonesia.

The Nexans cable will be 8-fibre single-armoured, and will be manufactured at Nexans' factory in Rognan in Norway's Nordland county for delivery this month.

"This is a strategically important contract for us in this market", says Nexans Norway Sales Manager, Merethe Kværner Ulsrød. "Our customer Huawei has a strong footing in Asia and we are proud that they want us on their team", she says.

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