By Global Telecoms Business

The French local authority of French Guyana (Collectivité territoriale de Guyane) has issued an invitation to tender for the establishment and operation of a submarine cable to connect French Guyana to Europe.

This system specified by the Government has to provide transmission capacity for a high-speed and secure broadband electronic communications network.

The infrastructure will be a submarine transmission system composed of optical cables with a landing point in French Guyana (Kourou) and an optional landing point at Saint Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guyana.

The deadline for the submission of tenders, in French, is September 21, 2016. All relevant documentation can be downloaded from the SPLANG website.

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