Work on Trans-Arctic fiber-optic cable starts this spring

A flotilla of nine vessels, including two cable-laying ships, will participate as 12,650 kilometers of 6-pairs fiber-optic cable will provide for data traffic of 100 terabits per second between European Russia and Asia.

“The deep-sea cable-laying starts in late May, early June this year,” Deputy Minister of Transport, Aleksandr Poshivay, said at a press conference in Moscow on Tuesday arranged by state-affiliated news agency TASS…Read More

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