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Sea Fibre Networks Take the Reins of the ACMA Website

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Nov. 26, 2012) - Sea Fibre Networks (SFN), owner and operator of Europe's most advanced sub-sea telecoms network, CeltixConnect, today announced its selection to oversee the newly developed and upgraded Atlantic Cable Maintenance Agreement (ACMA) website. ACMA operates one of the largest dedicated marine fleets in the world and is responsible for the maintenance and repair for over 60 of the largest sub-sea telecoms, power, oil and gas organisations in the world.

Following on from a long honoured tradition amongst the ACMA members, SFN is delighted to be selected from a group of prestigious sub-sea providers to spearhead the development and new direction of this vital resource. The ACMA website is an essential communications tool for members such as Cable&Wireless, Hibernia Atlantic, Verizon and SFN who depend on real time access to information regarding vessel locations and maintenance agreements. ACMA selected SFN from amongst its 60+ specialised sub-sea operators, following in the footsteps of previous members who managed the site. SFN joined ACMA at the start of 2012 as part of their pro-active cable operations and maintenance programme for CeltixConnect, the most modern cable system connecting Ireland to the UK.

Diane Hodnett, Sea Fibre Networks' CEO, said: "ACMA's continued success at the forefront of the sub-sea cable maintenance and repair industry is linked to its ability to deliver a modern communications service to its members and Sea Fibre Networks are delighted to be leading this project."

Alasdair Wilkie, ACMA Chairman, said: "As one of the newest entrants to the sub-sea community, ACMA was delighted with the selection of Sea Fibre Networks to preside over this innovative development."

About Sea Fibre Networks

Sea Fibre Networks is a carrier neutral, sub-sea telecoms provider. The company is owner and operator of CeltixConnect, Europe's most advanced sub-sea telecoms network. Sea Fibre Networks delivers the innovation and flexibility businesses need to stay ahead in the market place. It provides network solutions tailored to specific needs with the most efficient service. All products are supported by industry leading Service Level Agreements (SLA's). These are further enhanced with proactive management and monitoring of the sub-sea cable system.

Information about Sea Fibre Networks can be found at www.seafibre.com.

About ACMA

ACMA is a non-profit cooperative subsea maintenance agreement consisting of 60+ members. ACMA members are companies responsible for the operations and maintenance of undersea communications and power cables, as well as Oil & Gas Platform operators, in the Atlantic, North Sea and Southeastern Pacific Ocean.

As the entire ACMA maintenance operation ships, ROVs, technical specialists, is under independent contract to dedicated third-party service providers, with formal key performance indicators, such as cableship mobilization, spares loading and operational timings, ACMA members also benefit from a quality and efficient service provided by an independent fleet with its facilities dedicated to the sole use of the ACMA members.

For more information please visit www.acmarepair.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Sea Fibre Networks
Sarah Cunningham
Marketing Executive
+353 1 6624399
corporate@seafibre.com
www.seafibre.com

 

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