Company Values

Our Vision

At WFN Strategies, we believe in collaboration, viewing our customers and employees as partners in everything we do. We stand for innovation, adhering to ideas that work and constantly seeking to improve those that do not. We’re proud of our independence, it allows us to remain vendor-neutral and to truly stand on the side of our customers. We strive for excellence on every project, every interaction, every time.

Our Mission

To exceed customer expectations by solving complex telecom network design and implementation problems for commercial, governmental and oil & gas clients while maintaining a positive commitment to social impact and environment.

History of WFN Strategies

Since 2001, we have accomplished on all seven continents more than 135 submarine cable system projects for 75+ International Clients, including 25+ Regional Systems, 15+ Inter-Platform Systems and 15+ Transoceanic Systems. In 2019 alone, we accomplished nine projects for six clients in four global regions, and we are the world’s leading expert on the design, engineering and implementation of submarine cable systems in Polar environments.

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2001

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In March 2001, just before 9/11 and the start of our largest industry downturn, we created WFN Strategies with a mission to exceed customer expectations by solving complex telecom network design and implementation problems for commercial, governmental and oil & gas clients while maintaining a positive commitment to social impact and environment.

2004

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In 2004, we accomplished our first oil & gas project, a first-ever Caspian Sea-based inter-platform system for BP.

2006

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In 2006, we accomplished our first transoceanic system, that being the system engineering of route and permitting feasibility for AAG, and also that year, we accomplished our first Arctic project, a Prudhoe Bay, Alaska broadband, terrestrial fibre and trunked radio system for BP.

2007

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In 2007, we accomplished our first scientific cable project, a submarine fibre-optic network capable of serving both underwater science nodes and offshore platforms in Arabian Gulf for Lighthouse R&D.

2008

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In 2008, we implemented the first-ever US Gulf of Mexico inter-platform cable system for BP.

2009

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In 2009, Forbes Magazine ranked us as a semi-finalist for its “America’s Most Promising Companies” list, and since that year, US Commerce Association and Small Business Community Association selected us for the “Best of Washington, DC for Telecommunications Consultant.”

Inc. magazine ranked us in its Inc. 5000 listings, an exclusive role of America’s “Fastest-Growing Private Companies.”

2010

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Inc. magazine ranked us in its Inc. 5000 listings, an exclusive role of America’s “Fastest-Growing Private Companies.”

2011

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In 2011, we implemented the first of several subsequent cables for an OTT, as well as the first-ever inter-platform submarine fiber optic cable system in Australia for Inpex.

2015

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In 2015, we implemented the first-ever submarine fiber optic cable system linking the islands of American Samoa for ASTCA.

2016

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In 2016, we implemented the first-ever submarine cable system to a FLNG facility offshore North West coast of Australia for Shell.

2017

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In 2017, we became an ISO 9001:2015 certified implementer of submarine cable systems, as well as implemented the first-ever submarine fiber optic network connecting the Alaskan Arctic of Prudhoe Bay and Nome for Quintillion.

Inc. magazine ranked us in its Inc. 5000 listings, an exclusive role of America’s “Fastest-Growing Private Companies.”

2019

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In 2019, US Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, presented WFNS with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, DC, one of only 25 companies nationwide to have been selected.

2020

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In 2020, WFN Strategies became ISO 27001:2013 information security certified for the provision of submarine cable system implementation.