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STC AWARDED $38.4m CONTRACT BY TELEFONICA DE ESPANA SA

STC Plc has been awarded a $38.4m contract by Telefonica de Espana SA, the Spanish national telephone company, for the installation of the first under-sea fibre optic cable between the UK and Spain: the cable is scheduled to go into operation at the beginning of 1991; it will be 500 miles long and will have capacity for 17,000 simultaneous converstions; it will be the fourth direct telephone link between the two countries and is also the fourth cable that has been supplied by the UK firm to Telefonica.

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