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Connectivity between Iceland and Japan through new Pan-Arctic Fibre cable

Farice and Far North Digital (FND) have signed a memorandum of understanding for a joint marketing and sales agreement for fibre optic connectivity between Japan and Iceland.  Farice’s new IRIS submarine cable will provide connectivity between Iceland and Ireland, and FND’s new Arctic cable spans between Japan and Ireland. The parties have agreed to develop

By |2022-07-08T12:20:05+00:00July 8th, 2022|News, Press releases|Comments Off on Connectivity between Iceland and Japan through new Pan-Arctic Fibre cable

FARICE PRESS RELEASE – IRIS CABLE SYSTEM Marine installation began from Iceland on May 23rd

On Monday May 23rd SubCom’s cable installation vessel the CS Durable, landed the IRIS Subsea Telecoms Cable System successfully at Thorlakshofn beach in Iceland. The event signifies the commencement of the marine installation of the IRIS cable system that Farice has been developing since 2019. During the summer SubCom’s CS Durable will lay the cable

By |2022-05-31T11:31:23+00:00May 31st, 2022|Iris, Press releases|Comments Off on FARICE PRESS RELEASE – IRIS CABLE SYSTEM Marine installation began from Iceland on May 23rd

Survey operations completed and Thorlakshofn selected as landing site in Iceland

On August 21st survey operations for the IRIS cable system were completed when the survey vessel Ridley Thomas ported at Reykjavík Harbour.  Ridley Thomas had spent 12 weeks surveying the second phase of the survey from the Irish EEZ to Iceland’s landing site. Iceland’s landing site was carefully selected, and several of potential options explored

By |2021-09-03T13:43:08+00:00September 1st, 2021|Iris, News, Press releases|Comments Off on Survey operations completed and Thorlakshofn selected as landing site in Iceland

Farice and SubCom announce contract-in-force for IRIS, newest undersea cable to link Iceland to Europe

IRIS will offer increased security, redundancy, wholesale capacity linking Iceland with Ireland Eatontown, NJ, USA and Reykjavik, Iceland – April 5, 2021 – SubCom and Farice ehf today announced that a contract is in force for the supply and installation of IRIS, a new high-speed undersea cable system connecting Iceland and Ireland. Farice is an

By |2021-04-07T09:39:34+00:00April 6th, 2021|Iris, News, Press releases|Comments Off on Farice and SubCom announce contract-in-force for IRIS, newest undersea cable to link Iceland to Europe

A new submarine cable from Iceland to Europe in preparation

The Telecommunication Fund of Iceland and Farice ehf, the operator of two submarine cables to Iceland, have recently signed a DTS (Desk Top Study) work agreement. The DTS work involves selecting landing sites for a new submarine cable to Europe as well as project management for a seabed survey expected to take place in

By |2020-11-29T14:09:56+00:00January 28th, 2019|News, Press releases|Comments Off on A new submarine cable from Iceland to Europe in preparation
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