Construction work has kicked off on the Sunshine Coast’s connection to the JGA-South undersea fibre optic cable system.
State Development Minister Cameron Dick announced the milestone for the build of Maroochydore's new landing station over the weekend.
The landing station will house the connection point for the new 550km subsea spur cable that will be built to connect Queensland with the 9600km cable being constructed between Guam and Australia.
Vertiv won the $6.6 million contract for the build of what will be the only cable landing station on the east coast of Australia outside of Sydney last November.
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