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Haiti - Telecommunication : Digicel Group acquires a submarine fibre network
30/12/2013 08:51:45

Haiti - Telecommunication : Digicel Group acquires a submarine fibre network
Digicel Group announced the conclusion of an agreement with the Guadeloupe-based Loret Group for the acquisition of Middle Caribbean Network, Southern Caribbean Fibre, Antilles Crossings and a number of related assets from Global Caribbean Fibre. This agreement will provide the group with a wholly owned submarine fibre optic cable network of approximately 2,100km providing capacity from Trinidad to Guadeloupe.

An agreement was also reached with Global Caribbean Fibre and Global Caribbean Network to provide submarine fibre capacity from Guadeloupe to Puerto Rico with onwards connectivity to the mainland United States.

In total, the companie has secured access to a robust network comprised of 15 submarine segments with a reach of some 3,100km across the Caribbean region. Digicel will also have extensive onwards capacity on other submarine networks connecting locations such as Miami, Paris and New York.

The financial terms of the contract are not being disclosed and the transaction is subject to regulatory approval.

Digicel Group CEO, Colm Delves, declared "We are always looking for new ways to ensure that we deliver choice and innovation to our valued customers. The acquisition of this submarine network secures significant additional broadband capacity for Digicel. This additional capacity is central to our continued drive to offer innovative services and products to our customers in a data hungry world."

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