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N0r5ke Viking update:

Subsea cable landing sites and more than 4 km of terrestrial fiber build well progressed in the cities of Ålesund and Bergen 

June 14, 2022

Bergen and Ålesund: The build of landing sites and more than 4 km of terrestrial fiber for onward connection is well progressed and on schedule.

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N0r5ke Fibre AS is registered as a speaker at the 25th Submarine Networks Submarine World 7th - 8th September in Singapore

May 1, 2022

We're attending as panel speaker at the 25th Submarine Networks Submarine World 7th - 8th September in Singapore - the largest annual event for the global subsea community. Our Co-Founder Bjørn Vik will join CEO Rémi Galasso of the Hawaiki Cable, the 15'000 km subsea cable connecting New Zealand, and Australia with Los Angeles and Seattle, on the panel 'Submarine cables as a critical asset and a matter of national security'.

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N0r5ke Viking I AS sign agreement with Brunbjørn AS for building of landing sites 

April 26, 2022

We are happy to announce that we have signed an agreement with Brunbjørn AS for the construction of our submarine cable landing sites and terrestrial fiber stretches. Brunbjørn is a Norwegian contractor specialised on FTTH and backbone fiber build-outs. Albeit not the cheapest, they have convinced us to be the right partner for this important task.  The estimated costs are within our allocated budget and the installation time schedule match our timeline communicated in relation with our bond issued in November 2021.

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N0r5ke Viking I AS sign agreement for subsea installation with Seaworks Kabel AS

March 6, 2022

We are delighted to announce that we have signed an agreement with reputable Seawork Kabel AS to install our N0r5ke Viking subsea cable. Seaworks Kabel AS has extensive subsea installation experience along the Norwegian coast with companies such as Telenor and Equinor. Their low emission hybrid powered ship C/V 'Fjord Connector' powered by new 1017KWh batteries and Tier III engines is planned used for the installation. The installation time schedule match our time line communicated in relation with our bond issued in November 2021

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N0r5ke Fibre Presenting at Submarine Networks EMEA 17-18 May 2022

March 4, 2022

Europe's largest annual subsea cable event 600 Attendees  |  120 Speakers  |  

Europe's largest annual gathering of subsea communications leaders, cable owners, investors, financiers and the technology platform providers.

Co-founder Anders Vik will present our Norske Viking subsea cable project on the 18th May 2022 at the Submarine Networks EMEA in London

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N0r5ke Fibre Presenting at Telecom World Lillehammer 3 May 2022

February 10, 2022

CEO Stig Salater will be presenting and talk about N0r5ke Viking at Norway's largest telecom and fiber conference Telecom World Lillehammer with +250 attendees and 25 speakers

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N0R5KE VIKING I AS ISSUING A SENIOR SECURED BOND MATURING 3 MAY 2024.

November 3, 2021

N0r5ke Viking I AS is the issuer of a 2.5 year NOK 150’000’000 senior secured bond. The proceeds secure the financing to finalise the subsea cable build, installation and operationalisation to onboard customers. Arctic Securities AS acted as manager and Schjødt AS as legal advisor.

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N0R5KE VIKING I AS ESTABLISHED - A FULLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF N0R5KE FIBRE AS

October 24, 2021

N0r5ke Viking I AS (reg. nr. 927 964 813) established as a dedicated entity to hold the subsea cable asset and legal counterpart for all suppliers and customers

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N0r5ke Viking: signed 20 year dark fiber agreement with large Norwegian operator.

July 8, 2020

Large Norwegian operator sign LOI for long term dark fiber lease in N0r5ke Viking

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N0R5KE VIKING INCLUDED IN
NORWEGIAN GOVERNMENT’S DATA CENTRE STRATEGY – GUIDE:
‘HOW TO ESTABLISH A DATA CENTER IN NORWAY’

August 11, 2021

The Norwegian government wants even more actors to choose Norway as the location for their data center.

https://www.regjeringen.no/en/dokumenter/how-to-establish-a-data-center-in-norway/id2867158/

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SIGNED 20YR+20YR IRU CONTRACT WITH TOP TIER EUROPEAN TELECOM COMPANY

October 7, 2021

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N0R5KE VIKING SIGN AGREEMENT WITH NSW TO PRODUCE THE SUBSEA CABLE

November 26,2021

Agreement signed - N0r5ke Viking's subsea cable will be produced by reputable NSW, part of Prysmian Group.

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N0r5ke Fibre is joined by Fiber entrepreneur veteran Terje Skaar

August 1, 2021

We are very excited that Terje has accepted to join the team as we now enter the important build phase. His experience will add substantial value – Terje will help us run a tight ship.

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N0r5ke Viking – Terrestrial build initiated:
15Km Terrestrial fiber build started from Lefdal Mine Datacenter to Åheim

June 3, 2021

We are investing and partnering with SFE to build the 15km of terrestrial fiber mounted on new high voltage power lines going north from Lefdal Mine Datacenter (LMD) across the mountain to our landing site in the Åheim Tuestranda area. This route is the most direct and fully independent from other back haul fiber connections, providing cross-connectivity in LMD and avoiding other cables around Måløy to the west. The work started mid-May and is scheduled to be ready during 2022.

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N0r5ke Fibre receive necessary permitting to move forward towards RFS

Januar 5, 2021

Both the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries and the Coastal Administration Official have approved our cable route and given the permit to install the N0r5ke Viking subsea cable at the seabed.

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N0r5ke Fibre Panel-speaker at the ‘SUBMARINE NETWORKS 2020’ conference

November 5, 2021

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N0r5ke Viking: sign LOI with an international telecom carrier for 10 year dark fiber lease

September 25, 2020

International telecom carrier sign LOI agreement for dark fiber lease in N0r5ke Viking.

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N0r5ke Viking: signed 20 year dark fiber agreement with large European Telecom company.

June 11, 2020

Large European Telecom company has signed LOI for 20 year IRU for 780Km of dark fiber in N0r5ke Viking

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N0r5ke Fibre attending PTC 2020, Hawaii

January 11, 2020

The Pacific Telecommunication Council (PTC) is the annual global connectivity gathering in the pacific

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Good news for ‘N0r5ke Viking’
new international subsea cables confirmed!

March 1, 2025

Lyse/Altibox announced 17 December ’19 the decision to complete both NO-UK, connecting Stavanger to Newcastle (UK), and Skagenfiber, connecting Larvik to Skagen (DK), opening for direct fiber-links to the UK and continental Europe via Denmark. Bulk’s Havfrue connecting Kristiansand with Killala in Co Mayo (Ireland) and New Jersey (USA). This will most likely result in a a level-shift in domestic dark fiber/transport demand, thus very good news for N0r5ke Viking – the most direct and exclusive fiber route connecting western and mid-Norway.

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‘N0r5ke Viking’ On-Site survey of all subsea cable landing sites finalised

November 11, 2019

‘N0r5ke Viking’ subsea cable project hits important milestone: finalised on-site survey of all cable landing sites and determined location for ILA-shelters and available power.  A big thanks to Terje Skaar @ Eltel Networks.

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N0r5ke Fibre at Capacity Europe 2019, London

October 29, 2019

Capacity Europe is Europe’s largest event uniting the global connectivity industry.

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Agreement signed with Eltel Networks AS – design and build landing sites and ILA shelters

September 6, 2019

Our ‘N0r5ke Viking’ subsea cable projects hits another important milestone: agreement signed with Eltel Networks AS on design, build and installation of our Norwegian subsea cable landing sites, ILA shelters connecting terrestrial fiber.
Eltel Networks is a leading northern European provider of technical services for power and communication networks.

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‘N0r5ke Viking’ to present at
‘Submarine Networks World 2019’
Singapore, 16 – 19 September

September, 2019

The world’s largest annual subsea cable event
800 Attendees  |  120 Speakers  |  50 Exhibitors
 
Submarine Networks World is held every year in Singapore and is the world’s largest annual gathering of subsea communications leaders, cable owners, investors, financiers and the technology platform providers behind this subsea cable revolution.

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N0r5ke Viking coverage in Norwegian local newspaper ‘Fosna Folket’ on August 6th

August, 2019

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Agreement signed with Seaworks Kabel AS – Route approval

June 3, 2019

Our ‘N0r5ke Viking’ subsea-cable project hits another milestone: renowned Seaworks Kabel AS is now handling the formalities with the Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) and pipe/cable owners for official authorisation to install the cable along our selected route.

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We’ll talk about ‘N0r5ke Viking’ at ITW – Atlanta 23-26 June 2019

May 27, 2019

Hyatt Regency & Marriott Marquis   Atlanta, GA ITW (International Telecoms Week) – annual meeting for the global wholesale telecoms industry, providing a platform for 6,939 delegates from 2,081 companies and more than 135 countries to meet together and network.

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N0r5ke Fibre Build-Out Covered by ‘InsideTelecom.no’

March 21, 2019

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N0r5ke Fibre Build-Out covered in ‘Finansavisen’

March 11, 2019

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