Built in 2001 for Cable & Wireless & Alcatel at Creathorne Farm, Bude (Planning Permission) for the Apollo transatlantic cable. Due to the size of the landing station, it was always planned for multiple cables and in 2011, two further cables were brought in via Widemouth bay. Even though it’s located behind a Chicken farm, a […]
With the rise of undersea cables in Bude, Cable and Wireless built this facility to house inter-connection equipment and repeater equipment for cables running from Land’s Ends towards London. The frontage design matches other Cable & Wireless built repeater stations. Planning Permission It is thought that this could be the Cable Landing Station for Global […]
At a cost of $500m by a Cable & Wireless (Mercury Communications) and Worldcom joint venture with a capacity of 60Gb/s Gemini South, runs between Manasquan, New Jersey and Porthcurno in Cornwall, terminating at Aylesbury Street in London. Gemini North installed between Charlestown, Rhode Island and Oxwich Bay in Wales. terminating at Bracknell, London. In […]
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