New ship deployed to finish local submarine cable installation
Eastern Communications, with partners Globe Telecom Inc. and InfiniVAN, recently deployed a new cable-laying ship to finish the construction of the Philippine Domestic Submarine Cable Network (PDSCN), which is slated for completion by April.
In a statement on Wednesday, the telecommunications solutions provider said the ship named Subaru would install nine segments of the cable project.
The first 15 segments were already laid as of December. The remaining sites include those in Calatrava, Romblon; Pasacao, Camarines Sur; Bulan, Sorsogon; Palanas, Masbate; Calbayog, Samar; Mactan, Cebu; Maasin, Leyte; Claver, Surigao del Norte; Kinoguitan, Misamis Oriental; Camiguin; Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Norte; and Liloy and Dipolog in Zamboanga del Sur.
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