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Digital 9 Infrastructure Buys Aqua Comms

April 2, 2021

The independent transatlantic cable operator Aqua Comms has officially changed hands. Yesterday, Digital 9 Infrastructure PLC closed the deal they had been working on to acquire the company and overnight became a big player in the subsea marketplace.

Aqua Comms owns and operates the two transatlantic systems AEC-1 and AEC-2, plus the CeltixConnect cable system, and they are building a second CeltixConnect cable across the Irish Sea as well as the North Sea Connect system between the UK and Scandinavia. Under the wings of D9, Aqua Comms says it is in a position to become more aggressive both in the Atlantic and other geographies.

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