The Subsea Wireless Group (SWiG) is an international oil and gas industry network that promotes interoperability for subsea wireless communications ( (radio frequency, acoustic, inductive, optical and hybrid).

The network was established in 2011 with the objectives of:

  • Promote interoperability between users of subsea wireless communications
  • To raise industry awareness and acceptance of subsea wireless communications
  • Identify areas (within subsea wireless communications) where open standards need to be developed and develop them
  • Encourage the integration of subsea wireless communication technologies
  • Share best practices across the industry
  • Promote knowledge transfer across the industry