French Guyana invites tenders for subsea cable
French Guyana has issued an invitation to tender for the establishment of a submarine cable to connect French Guyana to Europe.
The French local authority of French Guyana (Collectivité
This system specified by the Government has to provide transmission capacity for a high-speed and secure broadband electronic communications network.
The infrastructure will be a submarine transmission system composed of optical cables with a landing point in French Guyana (Kourou) and an optional landing point at
To manage and operate electronic communications infrastructure deployed by its members, including those deployed by the Regional Council of Guyana, and the satellite bandwidth capacity negotiated with satellite operators, the government has constructed a consortium called The
The deadline for the submission of tenders, in French, is September 21, 2016. All relevant documentation can be downloaded from the SPLANG website.