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Iraq Completes Submarine Cable Project

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Communications says a submarine cable project linking Iraq with other countries has been completed. The deputy minister of communications, Ameer al-Bayyati, told Al-Shorfa that the two-year, $36-million project, was completed by Gulf Bridge International, and will provide internet, telephone and television services at lower prices and with higher […]

Undersea Cable Network to Upgrade Iraq's Links

Reuters reports that Qatar-based Gulf Bridge International (GBI) is completing the final stages of a submarine cable network that will give Iraq fast, reliable connections to other parts of the world for the first time. The network, expected to be fully operational by the end of the year, consists of a 13,000 km (8,078 miles) […]