Linking the World

Prysmian’s highest capacity Underwater FlexTube cable deployed in Hong Kong’s Victoria harbour.

Prysmian Australia scores another world record after delivering the densest and highest fibre count underwater optical fibre cable ever made.

An Underwater FlexTube cable containing 1,728 optical fibres was designed and manufactured for Australian telecommunications provider, Superloop, and its TKO Express project. Superloop successfully deployed the submarine cable by horizontal directional drilling and plough burial between February 16-19, 2017. The previous record, set in 2015, when Prysmian manufactured an underwater FlexTube cable with 720 fibres.

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