Undersea link

Undersea link

Alcatel Submarine Networks, London, has signed a US$13.4 million contract agreement with the OTE SA Hellenic Telecommunications Organization in Greece, Albanian Telecom in Albania, Croatian Post and Telecommunications in Croatia, and Deutsche Telecom in Germany to design, manufacture and install an undersea telecommunications network in the Adriatic Sea. Expected to be in service within nine months, this 440-kilometer, two-segment submarine cable network, known as Adria 1, is expected to link Corfu, Greece; Durres, Albania; and Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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