Telecom Egypt and Naitel to Construct New Subsea Cable Between Egypt and Jordan


Telecom Egypt and Naitel to Build New Subsea Cable Between Egypt and Jordan
Telecom Egypt has introduced signing a joint construct settlement with NaiTel, a telecommunications service supplier in Jordan, and the telecom arm of Aqaba Digital Hub, to construct ‘Coral Bridge’, a brand new, long-awaited subsea cable system connecting Egypt and Jordan. The settlement was signed by the Managing Director and Chief Government Officer at Telecom Egypt and the Founder and CEO at NaiTel within the presence of the Minister of Communications and Info Expertise of Egypt and the Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Egypt.

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The Coral Bridge System

The Coral Bridge system will cross the Gulf of Aqaba, making a point-to-point infrastructure between Taba on the Egyptian facet and Aqaba on the Jordanian facet. The companions stated that with no repeaters and a high-fiber rely, the system will maximise the geographical benefits of the area to cater to the worldwide group’s wants and act as a gathering level for the site visitors flowing between East and West.

The “Coral Bridge” subsea cable is the primary subsea cable linking the 2 international locations to be constructed in a few quarter of a century and is predicted to fulfil regional and worldwide calls for by connecting two important places within the Center East and aggregating the site visitors movement being hosted in a totally impartial facility–the Aqaba Digital Hub.

Regional Impression

As the primary subsea system to be laid within the Gulf of Aqaba since 1997, the Coral Bridge system will serve the Jordanian market in addition to neighbouring international locations by offering important end-to-end options from Aqaba to Europe by capitalising on Telecom Egypt’s subsea infrastructure footprint and resilient crossing community.

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The official launch famous that constructing the brand new “Coral Bridge” subsea cable between Egypt and Jordan enhances the efforts made to consolidate bilateral relations between the 2 international locations within the subject of communications and data expertise.

Telecom Egypt commented, “We selected the title ‘Coral Bridge’ after the distinctive flora of the coral reefs within the Gulf of Aqaba. The cable is a key pillar in our technique to develop the scope of our worldwide footprint in neighbouring international locations, capitalising on Jordan’s strategic location and NaiTel’s intensive infrastructure within the Kingdom.”

“The brand new infrastructure between Taba and Aqaba will represent an necessary crossing level for worldwide site visitors between Asia, Africa, and Europe, along with a brand new level of presence in Taba, within the Sinai Peninsula, the place a number of subsea cables are deliberate to land.”

“Worldwide site visitors extends to the Mediterranean Sea through a number of protected terrestrial crossing routes in Egypt, after which connects to any of the subsea cables extending to Asia, Africa, and Europe, offering our companions with a aggressive benefit for his or her worldwide communications networks,” added Telecom Egypt.

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NaiTel commented, “Aqaba Digital Hub is poised to emerge as a impartial hub, leveraging its strategic location as a crossroad between Europe, Asia, and Africa. The brand new cable with Telecom Egypt will improve Aqaba Digital Hub’s numerous footprint and resilient crossing community.”


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