By WFN Strategies Press Release
April 10, 2017
STERLING, VIRGINIA – WFN Strategies has been selected by Ambra Solutions to accomplish a study for a prospective submarine cable connecting Canada’s Nunavut region and Manitoba.
Submarine cable system implementation company WFN Strategies will be accomplishing its executive Desktop Study (eDTS), an abbreviated analysis using readily available data sources along the route in question performed to produce a preliminary route and associated charting.
“WFN Strategies is honored to be supporting Ambra and end-customer, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd., in what could become the first submarine cable implementation in Hudson Bay,” said Managing Director Wayne Nielsen. “We are thrilled to be using once again our Arctic system expertise, which we have been developing over several years, as well as supporting our first mining company end user.”
For the Hudson Bay Submarine Cable Study, the data used to derive the route and the maps will be summarized in the route’s metadata and on the chartlets, and a system design and component budgetary estimate will be provided to Ambra and Agnico Eagle Mines for eventual system feasibility considerations.
About WFN Strategies
Celebrating 15 years of service, WFN Strategies (www.wfnstrategies.com) designs, engineers and implements submarine optical cable systems for commercial, governmental and oil & gas clients, which have utilized repeatered and unrepeatered technologies, and have been transoceanic, regional, or festoon in scope. WFN Strategies’ ISO 9001 certified quality management system focuses on continuous improvement, customer satisfaction and the active involvement of both management and employees in a process based approach. WFN Strategies has been involved with all aspects of implementing telecommunications systems and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) – from feasibility studies through capital budgeting to engineering, purchasing, and installation to commissioning & testing, including the first-ever trans-oceanic systems in the Arctic, Atlantic, and Indian and Pacific Oceans, as well as regional and festoon systems in Southeast Asia, Northern Europe and the Americas.
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