Cinia Signs Deal With The David Ross Group (DRG) for Asset & Capacity Sales for New, High-Performance SubSea Fiber Route Between Finland and Germany


DRG Affiliate United Cable Company (UCC) to Provide USA-Based Presence for Cinia.

HELSINKI, FINLAND and MORRISTOWN, NJ–(Marketwired – May 10, 2016) –  Cinia Group Oy, a Finland-based designer, builder and operator of intelligent connectivity and ICT solutions, signs with The David Ross Group (DRG), specialists in planning, engineering, operating and commercializing undersea fiber optic telecommunication infrastructures worldwide, to provide asset and capacity sales for C-Lion1, the new secure, subsea fiber optic cable running under the Baltic Sea connecting Finland and Germany. The David Ross Group affiliate, United Cable Company (UCC), will provide Cinia with a presence outside of Europe and offer global connectivity solutions to new target groups.

“The David Ross Group has been a trusted advisor through every phase of our undersea cable project and we look forward to their continued support as we enter operations,” states Jukka-Pekka Joensuu, Executive Vice President of Cinia Group Oy.

“C-Lion1 offers a new route between Finland and Western Europe that opens up diversity alternatives for many countries in the region. The globally-recognized subsea experts at DRG and UCC will help us make these services available to a broader market,” states Cinia’s Partnership Director Eeva Liljanto.

“Network operators continually seek to improve resiliency and latency performance,” continues Eric Gutshall, Founder & Global Head of Asset and Capacity Sales of DRG affiliate United Cable Company. “C-Lion1 is a terrific asset that supports both. The timing for this next phase of the relationship couldn’t be better with C-Lion1 planning to enter commercial service later this month.”

For more information on C-Lion1, visit http://cinia.fi/en/c-lion. For sales-related inquiries, email info@unitedcablecompany.com.

About Cinia Group

Cinia Group creates intelligent connectivity solutions that make the world smaller and your business smarter. We have over 10,000 km of own backbone and we are building international connectivity and sea cable connecting East and West.

With over 200 professionals, we design, build and operate nationally critical systems in open system environment, serving many major traffic and energy distribution operators. We have a strategic ambition to build and expand Cloud Backbone to fuel a Single Digital Market in Europe and offer system solutions created for private and public sector customers. www.cinia.fi

About The David Ross Group

The David Ross Group (DRG) is a consulting and project management firm specializing in the development of international telecom infrastructure, with a special emphasis on undersea fiber optic networks. DRG has supported network developers in every region of the world, representing hundreds of thousands of kilometers of undersea cable planned and deployed. DRG is currently active connecting countries and continents worldwide. For more information, visit www.davidrossgroup.com.

About United Cable Company

As our tagline “Links With Distinction” suggests, United Cable Company (UCC), an affiliate company to The David Ross Group, represents the world’s most unique, highly-sought-after submarine and terrestrial assets. We are also complementing this dark and lit capacity with data center and cloud infrastructure design, providing a ‘go to market’ strategy, including marketing, sales and engineering support for distinctive assets.

By engaging and collaborating with the world’s leading telecom professionals, UCC enhances and supports existing fiber systems and network technologies for the growing, global capacity demands of tomorrow. For more information, visit www.unitedcablecompany.com.


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