PROJECTS / Cairo-Suez-Ismailia Microwave and Fiber Optic Link
Cairo-Suez-Ismailia Microwave and Fiber Optic Link
Middle East and North AfricaOctober 22, 2020
K&M served as Owner’s Engineer on behalf of the Egyptian Electricity Authority (EEA), with funding from USAID to extend its microwave communication system from Cairo to Suez. The 100 km system links the electrical power generating stations in Cairo, Suez, and Ismailia with the EEA’s National Energy Control Center (NECC). K&M’s scope of work included engineering, procurement and construction management of 10 hop digital microwave, fiber optic cable and digital microwave radio communication system for the EEA. The equipment included radios, eight MUX equipment cabinets at drop and insert sites using SDH equipment and two digital access system cabinets installed at the terminal sites, equipment antennas and advanced communications towers.