Alcatel-Lucent and Bay of Bengal Gateway consortium to build undersea cable system linking Middle East, Indian sub-continent and Far East

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and a consortium composed of Vodafone Group, Dialog Axiata, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), Reliance Jio Infocomm, Omantel and Telekom Malaysia, have signed a turn-key contract to deploy a new 100 Gigabit-per-second (100G) submarine cable system to connect Oman, the United Arab Emirates, India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. Click here to read more