The country plans to instead attract data centres with its own fibre-optic cable. FINLAND has turned down the attempts of TeliaSonera International Carrier to convince it to embark on a major fibre-optic cable project. According to information obtained by Helsingin Sanomat, the Swedish provider of fibre-based communications services has laid out a plan to roll out a massive fibre-optic cable from St. Petersburg and possibly also from Finland via the Baltic countries and Poland to Germany.
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Finland says no to TeliaSonera data cable project
The data cable by one of the world's leading providers of fibre-optic data communications services would allow for high-speed transmission of data and thus appeal especially to data networking companies.