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Scoop Images: From There To Here - NZ Plugs In

Published: Wed 15 Nov 2000 10:11 AM
The commissioning of the Southern Cross Cable today marks the beginning of a new phase in the development of the internet in NZ. Bandwidth between NZ and the Internet backbone in the US has been increased by 120 fold as a result of the cable.
For more information see...
TELECOM - Dawn Of A New Technological Age For New Zealand
SOUTHERN CROSS - All Systems Go for Light-Up of Southern Cross
Images from Southern Cross Cables follow...
FROM THERE...
(18 April 2000) On American Soil: Southern Cross lands at Nedonna Beach, Oregon.
...TO HERE
(5 September 1999) The Southern Cross cable is pulled into position as it is landed at Takapuna Beach, Auckland from the CS Innovator.
Southern Cross Cable Network on world map
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