Prysmian Group will produce 770 km of submarine telecommunication cable for the Amazon region

Prysmian Group will produce 770 km of submarine telecommunication cable for the Amazon region

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Prysmian Group, the worldwide leader of the energy and telecommunication cables sector, is getting ready to produce 770 km of submarine telecommunication cables for the Norte Conectado project which is in the north of the Amazon region.

İstanbul, Türkiye   -   04/05/2021 - 9:00 AM

Prysmian Group will deliver the cable solutions in the second half of 2021. 

Prysmian Group is getting ready to produce 770 km of submarine telecommunication cables for the Norte Conectado project which is tendered by Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa, RNP, a Brazilian internet provider, and which connects the city of Macapá, in the north of the Amazon region, to Santarém and Alenquer.

9.2 million homes will be provided with safe data flow

Prysmian Group will produce and supply 770 km of the high fiber optical submarine cables, with no MINISUB repeaters, which will provide a safe flow for the data traffic for 9.2 million homes, which will be installed as 4 different connections, and which is widely preferred, for the Norte Conectado project. Prysmian Group will deliver the cables that it will produce with the MINISUB solution, the most widely used submarine cable technology without repeaters in the world, at the high technology producing facility in Nordenham Germany in the second half of 2021.

Cinzia Farisè, the CEO of Türk Prysmian Kablo, who states that they aim to expand and improve the communication substructure, network security and connection flexibility in north Brazil with the fiber optic cables that will be installed on the beds of the Amazon rivers for the Norte Conectado project, said, “This project once more demonstrates the ability to adapt to customer needs of Prysmian Group, the world cable sector leader which we continue its works as the Turkish operation. The fact that it takes into consideration all of the necessary environmental needs, providing uninterrupted solutions by installing cables in the river beds, implementing the targeted project in a sensitive area prove once more the importance of the sustainable and innovative solutions that our Group achieves. We are happy to be a part of Prysmian Group which gives life to this big and comprehensive project with its cabling solutions.” 

Prysmian has been operating in Brazil for 90 years

As for Ashutosh Bhargava, the Prysmian Group Submarine BU Manager, who emphasizes that Prysmian has been operating in Brazil for over 90 years, expressed his opinions as follows: “This project confirms our expertise in providing high technology fiber optic submarine cable solutions and our products’ attributes providing technical and commercial added value. With this strategic project, Prysmian Group directly allows connection in the 59 municipalities situated in north Brazil along with the possibility to reach out to the other Amazon countries. We are proud to be contributing to this precious project and supporting sustainable development by developing data connection for public enterprises.”