Fiber Optic Cable Installation Proposed

In the department of Escuintla, Guatemala, an underwater fiber optic cable is planned to be installed, which will be used for telecommunications services such as Internet, data and communication.

Friday, February 14, 2020

According to the interactive platform "Construction in Central America" of the Trade Intelligence Unit of CentralAmericaData, Telecomunicaciones de Guatemala, S.A. submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to develop the project called, "SPSC-Southern Pacific Submarine Cable System."

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The document outlines that the works consist of the terrestrial and maritime installation of a fiber optic cable. These works are part of a project that will begin with the installation of the cable in Guatemala and will culminate in Valparaiso, Chile.

The installation in Guatemalan territory will comprise approximately 378,933 kilometers of cable, which have been calculated based on the conditions determined in bathymetry, planimetry, geology and geophysics.

The study specifies that about $5.1 million will be invested in this project.

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Data from the interactive information system "Construction in Central America", compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData.

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