Australian data center firm DXN has signed a contract to deliver four cable landing stations for the East Micronesia Cable System (EMCS).

The deal, valued at US$3.8 million, involves the deployment of four landing stations across four islands, and is expected to be complete in Q1 of 2025.

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The 2,250km (1,400 miles) EMCS cable is set to land in Tarawa, Kiribati; Kosrae, Micronesia; Pohnpei, Micronesia; and Yaren, Nauru. This is the first submarine cable connection for the islands of Tarawa, Nauru, and Kosrae.

BwebwerikiNET Limited, Federated States of Micronesia Telecommunications Cable Corporation, and Nauru Fibre Cable Corporation jointly own the cable. Announced last year, NEC is contracted to develop the cable for a 2025 delivery date.

Shalini Lagrutta, CEO of DXN, said: “DXN is delighted to be selected by the EMCS countries to deploy their cable landing stations. DXN has a growing reputation of being the go-to trusted partner to provide quality, secure, and reliable data center infrastructure for the subsea cable industry.”

She added: “This is DXN’s largest contract to date and is testament to the DXN team on its submissions and the care taken with our customers to ensure they receive the best solutions for deployment of cable landing stations in remote locations.”

The design, prefabrication, and construction of the four landing stations will be carried out in DXN’s factory in Perth.

Including this contract, DXN has secured AU$8.7 million (US$5.7m) in sales of modules, to be delivered over the next two years.

In the company’s most recent quarterly report, it announced the decommissioning of its Sydney data center site. DXN also said it had a positive cash flow for the first time since December 2022 and reported a revenue of AU$736,000 ($486,400) in Q1 2024.

ASX-listed DXN currently operates two data centers across Australia and manufactures modular prefab data centers.

The company has previously delivered a landing station module to on the Cocos Islands for the Oman - Australia cable, and to the island of Palau for the Meta/Google-led Echo subsea cable. It is also set to deliver a CLS to the nation of Timor-Leste for the TLSSC project.