Under the sea

Alcatel and Cable & Wireless Marine have won a £31m contract to supply and install a high-capacity subsea telecom link from Scarborough to Norden/Grossheide, Germany. The 560km fibre optic line is being constructed by BT, Cable & Wireless, Deutsche Telekom, and o.tel.o.

Alcatel and Cable & Wireless Marine have won a £31m contract to supply and install a high-capacity subsea telecom link from Scarborough to Norden/Grossheide, Germany. The 560km fibre optic line is being constructed by BT, Cable & Wireless, Deutsche Telekom, and o.tel.o.