Reel catch: PrimeTel hooks Reliance to land undersea whopper

18 Apr 2008

Reliance Globalcom, part of India’s Reliance Communications, has agreed to connect its multi-terabit next-generation DWDM undersea cable system at a landing station in Cyprus operated by alternative telco PrimeTel. Triple-play broadband provider PrimeTel is constructing a submarine landing station in Yeroskipos and has secured 5Gbps of global capacity with an option for future upgrades. PrimeTel hopes that the project, scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, will attract corporate business to Cyprus by increasing international broadband capacity, providing alternative routing and lowering prices.