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D9 announces £50m investment into subsea and terrestrial fibre systems

28 July 2021
Triple Point

Digital 9 Infrastructure plc (“D9” or the “Company”) is delighted to announce that it has entered into definitive agreements to deploy over £50 million into the development of a new intercontinental fibre system. The new system is an innovative, carrier-neutral network platform between Europe, the Middle-East and India comprising subsea and terrestrial fibre assets which will connect key locations in these regions. Following completion of the system, D9 will have an interest in over 30,000km of subsea and related terrestrial fibre networks, connecting four continents.

Thor Johnsen, Head of Digital Infrastructure at Triple Point, commented: “This investment reaffirms D9’s guiding principle: to improve digital infrastructure globally and reduce the digital divide. We continue to make progress on the Company’s wider pipeline of investment opportunities and we look forward to providing further updates to the market on these in due course. In addition, we expect this innovative network to unlock further digital infrastructure opportunities.”

D9 invests in a range of digital infrastructure assets which deliver a reliable, functioning internet. The Company focuses, primarily, on digital infrastructure investments which are operational and with an existing customer base.

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Potential investors should refer to the information within the Prospectus which is available via the Documents section of the website and must only subscribe for or purchase shares in Digital 9 Infrastructure plc on the basis of information contained within it. As with all investments investors capital is at risk.