Time: Wed Dec 10 19:50:27 1997
To: "WTB" <justice@lsbsdi2.lightspeed.net>
From: Paul Andrew Mitchell [address in tool bar]
Subject: "Super Internet"
Bcc: sls

100 GHz! 100,000,000,000 bits per second!!


/s/ Paul Mitchell,
Candidate for Congress

copy:  Supreme Law School

At 06:36 PM 12/10/97 -0800, you wrote:
>                                       December 10, 1997
>                  Fugro Will Provide Mapping
>                  For CTR's 'Oxygen Project'
>                  Dow Jones Newswires
>                  Telecommunications start-up CTR Group has selected Dutch engineering
>                  group Fugro NV to perform undersea mapping in preparation for its ambitious
>                  $14 billion project to build a so-called "super Internet."
>                  The plan, known as the Oxygen Project, calls for the construction of a
>                  275,000-kilometer glass-fiber cable network that would transmit voice, data
>                  and video at a minimum capacity of 100 gigabits a second. CTR hopes to
>                  have the network operational beginning in 2000.
>                  Under the contract, Fugro will start investigating undersea cable routes in the
>                  second quarter of 1998. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
>                  CTR, a privately held firm based in Woodcliff Lake, N.J., says its plan has
>                  the backing of companies such as NEC Corp., Sumitomo Corp. and Mitsui &
>                  Co., all of Japan; Alcatel Submarine Networks, a unit of France's
>                  Alcatel-Alsthom SA; and Simplex Technologies Inc., a unit of Exeter,
>                  N.H.-based Tyco International Ltd.
>                  The project's creator, Neil Tagare, who is also CTR's president, has already
>                  met with some success funding a like project. He was behind the recently
>                  completed Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe, the longest submarine cable at
>                  27,000 kilometers and the first undersea cable to be financed with private
>                  money.
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