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New Zealand - Australian Submarine Optical Fiber Cable Obtain Permission

Number of visits: Date:1/6/2015 10:07:15
[Cable Network] As an independent, ambitious bid for the new cable laying trans Pacific’s coming to an end, the connection of New Zealand and Australia submarine optical fiber cable has also obtained approval from the Supervision Department.
 
The two cables both will help New Zealand to keep interconnection state after serious mistakes made by Southern Cross Cable Network, and bring more competition and reduce the cost of broadband.
 
New Zealand Telecom Corp Spark and Vodafone announced in December last year, the cooperation with the French Alcatel-Lucent, cooperate to build $ 7,000,000 Tasman global access to cable (TGA). This new connection is expected to make cloud services based overseas Kiwi business software more useful.
 
Telstra is also involved in the undersea fiber optic cable project investment of about $600,000. Although InternetNZ and Telecommunications Users Association welcome this investment project, but there are still concerns of which this article would jeopardize the new trans-Pacific submarine cable business model submarine cables on the current carrying almost all traffic between New Zealand Southern Cross cable, causing more direct competition.

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