Huawei Ocean Corporation announced the launch of its second phase of the Sorsogon-Samar Submarine Fiber Optic Interconnect Project (SSSFOIP) for the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).
The SSSFOIP system is located in the San Bernardino Strait and connects Sorsogon (the southernmost province of Luzon) to Samar Island. NGCP conducted a public bidding for the submarine cable project in 2016, and Huawei Huawei successfully won the bid. The first phase was completed in 2016.
The second phase of the project is to deploy a submarine cable with a design capacity of 12.8 Tbps, which is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2018. Ferdinand Dicon, senior manager of NGCP Network Telecommunications, said: “Sorsogon-Samar, a submarine fiber-optic interconnect system, is an important branch of the country’s network. During the first phase of exploration, Huawei Marine demonstrated their projects as a world-class submarine cable supplier. Delivery capabilities and experience. We believe that in the second phase of construction, Huawei Ocean will successfully deploy its leading product technology and customer focus support services.
Post time: Oct-31-2019