By Free Malaysia Today

The cost of laying the South-East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) submarine cable will be lower than the earlier SEA-ME-WE 4, according to Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) global and wholesale executive vice-president Rozaimy Rahman.

He said the cost of laying the optical-fibre submarine cable will not be as high as RM1.63 billion paid for the SEA-ME-WE 4, as SEA-MEWE 5 will have more capacity to support higher unit bytes for digital information.

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