NZ to get new $160m submarine fibre cable

NZ to get new $160m submarine fibre cable
It will traverse 3,000km to connect Dunedin to Sydney and Melbourne. (Image: Rémi Galasso)
Ben Moore
Telecommunications infrastructure company Intelia New Zealand plans to install a new $160 million subsea fibre cable connecting Dunedin to Australia.The cable, named Te Waipounamu for the South Island’s other official name, will be New Zealand’s fourth international subsea cable, following the Tasman Global Access (TGA), Southern Cross, and Hawaiki cables.Intelia NZ is the local arm of New Caledonian company Intelia.In a social media post announcing the new cable, Intelia founder and chair Rémi Galasso said it will be th...

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