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Electric and Telecommunications Cables: Seas and Oceans

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL3741, tabled on 4 November 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the governments of other countries regarding the resilience of the UK's subsea cables.

Answered on

18 November 2021

By their nature, sub-sea telecommunications cables are international. The Government engages with international partners and organisations on a wide range of cable issues to inform our national arrangements and to ensure the effective operation of the global telecommunications network.