Submarine Cable Route Study for Nunavik


By Tamaani Internet

Following the expected completion by the end of 2016 of local fibre optic networks for four out of 14 villages in the territory north of the 55th parallel in Quebec (Canada), the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is now considering the possibility of building a submarine fibre optic cable to serve Nunavik and other regions of northeastern Canada.

The KRG launched a public call for tenders on July 28, 2016 to get support from experts to produce a cable route and feasibility study.

This study will analyse the technical, economic, legal, operational, and scheduling aspects of bringing a submarine fibre optic cable to connect the 14 communities of Nunavik and a selected number of communities in Nunavut and Nunatsiavut.

This major investment is a step forward to offering high speed broadband to northerners in the near future.

The deadline for the submission of tenders, in English, is August 18, 2016. All relevant documentation can be downloaded from the website.

This is a new section in which companies share updates, project endeavors or analyses. Please contact us at for inquiries.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News


<< Dec 2017 >>
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

European Gas Conference 2018

The European Gas Conference celebrated its tenth anniversary amid an air of increasing optimism following considerably shifting markets in the last few years…

read more >

Future Energy Asia Exhibition & Conference (FEA) 2018

The transformation and development of Thailand is a major priority for the government which creates incredible business opportunities…

read more >

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2018

WFES will also hold its annual conference, which sees international government and business experts come together to discuss critical global…

read more >


This training event will offer instruction on the newest features of HYPACK® 2018 as well as comprehensive training for both novice…

read more >