Antarctic Connection Project


The first subsea fiber optic cable to connect Antarctica through Chile


The subsea cable will extend from Chile to the Antarctic territory through the Southern Ocean.


1,000 kilometers, approximately



Approximately USD 100 million, subject to confirmation of feasibility study



  • Position the Magallanes Region as the gateway to the Antarctic territory for data traffic.
  • Improve connectivity for research stations in the Antarctic territory that currently only have limited connectivity through satellite systems.
  • Establish Chile’s sovereignty in terms of digital infrastructure in Antarctica
  • Provides the scientific community with better tools for studies and different research processes that are conducted in Antarctica.

Business Model

Undetermined, depends on the result of the feasibility study.

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