DXN Limited (DXN), an Australian prefabricated modular data center developer, announced that it has signed contracts to supply four cable landing stations for a total contract value of approximately A$5.7million (US$3.8million) for the East Micronesia Cable System (EMCS).

The East Micronesia Cable Syste(EMCS) spans 2,250 kilometers to connect four islands, Pohnpei and Kosrae in the Federated States of Micronesia, Tarawa in the Republic of Kiribati, and Nauru.

East Micronesia Cable System (EMCS)
EAST MICRONESIA CABLE SYSTEM (EMCS), IMAGE COURTESY: NEC

The EMCS consortium comprises FSM Telecommunications Cable Corporation (FSMTCC), based in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), BwebwerikiNet Limited (BNL) of the Republic of Kiribati, and Nauru Fibre Cable Corporation (NFCC) of the Republic of Nauru. And the Governments of AustraliaJapan and the United States have granted approximately US$95 million (AU$135 million equivalent) to provide 100% of fund for the EMCS project.

DXN has signed contracts with the members of the EMCS consortium to deliver four cable landing stations.

This is the largest contract to date for DXN. Including this contract, DXN’s has secured A$8.7m in sales of modular manufacturing which will be delivered over CY24 and into CY25.

DXN will commence design, prefabrication, and construction of the four cable landing stations in DXN’s factory in Perth, with invoicing based on billing milestone payments, and an expected delivery of all solutions by March 2025.