EGS Begins Austral Submarine Cable Survey

EGS Begins Survey For Austral Submarine Cable In Patagonia By Sara K. Madden, Lightwave March 13, 2018 EGS says it has begun survey work for the submarine cable system Fibra Optica Austral (FOA), a digital route in the Chilean Patagonia, using its RV Geo Explorer. The FOA undersea cable system will connect the southern city [...]

2018-03-13T13:59:48+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Chile Begins Work On ‘Fibra Optica Austral’ Project

Chile Begins Work On 'Fibra Optica Austral' Southern Fibre project By Telecompaper February 28, 2018 Chile has announced that work has finally begun on the USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the Patagonia region. The aim is to boost telecommunications in the underserved region, [...]

2018-03-14T17:28:37+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

CTR, Huawei Awarded Chile Southern Fibre Project

By Telecompaper October 17, 2017 Chile’s transport and telecommunications ministry MTT announced that local telecommunications operator Communication and Rural Telephony (CTR), in association with Huawei Marine, has been awarded the tender for the submarine section and one of three land-based sections of its USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 [...]

2017-10-20T17:32:33+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , |

Chile Extends Deadlines For Southern Fibre Tender

By Telecompaper July 11, 2017 Chile's telecoms regulator Subtel announced an extension to the deadline for tenders for its already-delayed project to bring fibre to the remote south of the country. Bids for the two sections of the project must now be received in August rather than July. The USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' [...]

2017-07-11T08:36:39+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: |

Chile Launches Redesigned Southern Fibre Tender

By Telecompaper May 16, 2017 Chile has announced the relaunch of the 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the southern Patagonia region at an event in Puerto Montt. The first tender for the USD 100 million project was postponed last year when just one company – Conexiones [...]

2017-05-17T03:51:03+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: |