By SubTel Forum
Local news source the Kodiak Daily Mirror is reporting that theÂ Kodiak-Kenai Cable Company (KKCC) has announced plans to finance, design, build and operate a submarineÂ fiber optic cable connecting Asia and Europe. Â The new system (ArcticLink) will beÂ routed through the Arctic andÂ is expected to be completed in 2013.
Walt Ebell, CEO of the Alaskan-based developer, said,Â â€œArcticLink is the answer to the fast-growing telecommunications demands created by the globalized economy. Â Creating this international broadband expressway through the Arctic will allow unprecedented capacity, unmatched security and reliability, and a dramatic latency reduction. Connecting these three continents directly is truly historic.â€
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