Cable & Telecom

CanArctic Inuit Networks partners with Norwegian company on subsea fibre-optic cable

Collaboration will enable CanArctic to bring first fibre-optic network into Nunavut IQALUIT — CanArctic Inuit Networks Inc. announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Norway’s Bulk Fiber Networks A.S. to collaborate on joint infrastructure for their respective submarine fibre-optic cable systems landing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, located in central Labrador. As part of the agreement, the two companies will cooperate on the nearshore cable segment and the common landing point for their systems. “CanArctic’s SednaLink cable will run 1,904 kilometres from Sheshatsui to Iqaluit with two branches serving Nunatsiavut communities, while Bulk’s Leif Erikson network will traverse...