Alcatel commences cable & equipment manufacture

15th April 2013:  Alcatel and Interchange consultant engineers recently agreed on the cable route and engineering design specifications.

Manufacture of the 1238 km cable and electronic subsystems is now underway at Alcatel’s cable factory in Calais, France.

The cable is scheduled for despatch via ship from the factory in Calais to Suva, Fiji in July 2013.

Alcatel armoured cable

Alcatel armoured cable