Notification: Public Consultation

29 January 2024

Construction and operation of the "Blue Submarine Cable System (Blue SCS)" Project

Primetel PLC invites you to a Public Presentation for the Blue Submarine Cable System (Blue SCS) Project, on 29 January 2024 at 6:00 pm at Geroskipou County Hall (8201 Archbishop Makarios III Avenue, Paphos, 8201.

The Blue Submarine Cable System (Blue SCS) Project is a subsea fibre-optic communications cable which will connect France to Israel with connection to Italy, Greece and Cyprus. Primetel PLC is the project proponent and operator in Cyprus.

The purpose of this Project is to provide high-speed Internet and state-of-the-art capacity services to Internet Service Providers, Carriers, Telecom Operators, Content Providers, Enterprises, and Institutions. The landing point in Cyprus is at Geroskipou Municipal Beach, near Cabana Beach Bar, where there is an existing Primetel telecommunications manhole and other existing telecommunications infrastructure.

The intention of the Public Presentation is to provide general information about the project, to highlight the main environmental considerations arising from the project and to give the public the opportunity to provide comments and opinions.

Within the context of the project evaluation, a draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has also been prepared. From the 29 January 2024, the EIA can be found on the websites,, and a hard copy of the study is available at the Municipality of Geroskipou for review. A suggestion box will also located at the same site, where any interested party will have the right and opportunity to express opinions, suggestions and/or complaints regarding the proposed project and the EIA.

Any person may submit comments and opinions regarding the contents of the Study or the impacts that the Project may cause, at the space indicated above or at the following email address: Comments and opinions must be submitted by the close of business on 7 February 2024.