Wednesday 2 April 2014 | 16:16 CET | News

Radius Oceanic Communications and Cyta announced testing and commissioning are complete on the Poseidon submarine cable system, a fibre optic network built to serve the oil and gas and scientific markets in the Eastern Mediterranean. Radius and its regional telecom partner Cyta also completed work to establish dual landing facilities in Cyprus, and to implement high-bandwidth end-to-end connectivity from Cyprus to the US.

The commissioning of Poseidon provides opportunities to the developing oil and gas industry in the region. Companies can create their development plans for deep water production with the certainty that the benefits of fibre optic capacity are available and can be extended to their platforms.

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