Plans, contractor revealed for Sunshine Coast submarine cable station

Designs for the building which will be the landing point for the high-speed Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable have been revealed today, as well as the contractor who will construct this core piece of the network infrastructure.

“Our Sunshine Coast is fast becoming a digital leader and the submarine cable network will help to position our region as a key digital trading location from Australia,” Mayor Jamieson said.

“Today’s commitment with Vertiv helps us to ensure the delivery of the international submarine cable connection is on track to be operational in 2020.

Robert Linsdell, Managing Director of Vertiv (Australia and New Zealand) said through the development of this cable landing station, Sunshine Coast Council is taking a huge step towards future-proofing the region’s digital future.

“The importance of investing in the right internet infrastructure cannot be overstated, particularly as we enter a new era of IoT and smart cities, where reliable connectivity will be paramount to all aspects of our daily lives,” Mr Linsdell said.

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