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Reliance Globalcom activates Hawk submarine cable system in Egypt

Reliance Communications under-sea cable arm, Reliance Globalcom has integrated Hawk cable system with its global network in a move that adds capacity and will benefit customers in India, middle east, Europe and the US.

"We are delighted with the seamless integration of the Hawk submarine cable system with Reliance Global Network. Our existing customer base of over 37,000 corporates in India and over 1,400 corporates in Europe and USA, along with over 200 carrier customers will benefit from this lowest latency network," Reliance Globalcom's President and CEO Punit Garg today said in a statement.

Under-sea cable system is a vital link to facilitate Internet and other telecom services across countries.

Reuters

Reliance Communications under-sea cable arm, Reliance Globalcom has integrated Hawk cable system with its global network in a move that adds capacity and will benefit customers in India. Reuters

With this, the company has interconnected all its under-sea cable system which enhances "the capability of carrying 5 million HD quality interactive video channels simultaneously."

The Hawk cable system was earlier providing connectivity between Yeroskipos in Cyprus and Marseille in France. India was connected to it through Flag cable system of company network.

Reliance Globalcom has now connected Hawk cable system with its global network through Alexandria in Egypt.

Reliance Globalcom Network connects India using the FEA cable system (Mumbai to London) and the Falconcable system (Mumbai to Suez in Egypt). Through the integration with the Falcon cable system in Suez, Egypt, Hawk extends that connectivity to Europe.

Hawk cable system was built by Reliance Globalcom last fiscal to initially set up Mediterranean Gateway and Hub at Cyprus.

PTI


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