New subsea cable to speed up Gulf internet

22 March 2012

Tata Communications has said its TGN-Gulf subsea new broadband cable, which connects India, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, delivers faster and more reliable connections amid growing internet use in the region, The National has reported. The cable is connected to Tata's $800m worldwide internet-cable network, which has also recently been completed. The company has signed partnerships with operators such as Etisalat in the UAE, Nawras in Oman and Qtel in Qatar. The Gulf cable could be extended further to Iraq and Kuwait, the company said.

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