New mission for Etisalat’s E-Marine: making MARS possible

Etisalat’s E-Marine bags the prestigious MARS project to connect the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues.
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E-Marine will install the Mauritius and Rodrigues Submarine Cable System (MARS).

E-Marine, one of the leading companies in providing marine engineering and installation services for submarine cables in the Middle East and Africa, has bagged a prestigious contract from Huawei Marine Networks.

E-Marine will install the Mauritius and Rodrigues Submarine Cable System (MARS). The system will cover a distance of 700 kilometres, connecting the islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues in the southwest Indian Ocean.

The MARS cable will help boost Internet connectivity through high-speed, large capacity bandwidth between the two islands, which are located off the coast of Africa.

Omar Jassim Bin Kalban, E-Marine CEO, said: “E-Marine has worked on several local and international projects in the past providing an infrastructure that is robust and is able to meet the high capacity requirements of that country or region. We are committed to efficiently manage and implement these large-scale projects with innovative technologies and solutions.”

Mike Constable, chief exeuctive of Huawei Marine, said something similar.“As a global provider of submarine network solutions, Huawei Marine is pleased to partner again with E-Marine to deploy our high-speed submarine cable infrastructure which will help facilitate further economic development in the region.”

E-Marine has worked on several projects across the region, and maintains more than 100,000 kilometres of submarine cables.

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