The Dunant submarine cable system is a 4-fiber-pair and 6,400km submarine cable connecting Virginia Beach in the United States to St. Hilaire in France.
St. Hilaire cable landing station is owned by Orange. it is said Orange bought a fiber pair in Dunant and is the French landing party for Dunant.
Named in honor of Henry Dunant, a Swiss businessman, social activist, first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, and founder of the Red Cross, the Dunant cable system honors his memory and commitment to humanitarian ideals.
The Dunant cable system is the second private submairne cable built by Google, following its first private and non-telecom submarine cable Curie, connecting Chile to Los Angeles.
Google selects TE SubCom to design and deploy the Dunant cable system.