Cable workers map out telecoms networks
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Just days after brokering an infrastructure sharing agreement with Telstra, the federal government’s NBN Co has announced it will ask 21 Australian companies, including Telstra, to tender for the rollout of an estimated 200,000 kilometres of fibre cabling across the country.
Some undersea fiber-optic cables that carry Internet and communications traffic to parts of Southeast Asia and China have already been repaired while officials continue to assess damage to others, a spokesperson for Chunghwa Telecom said Friday.