By Bernama, New Straits Times

SINGAPORE: The Southeast Asia–Middle East–Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) undersea cable was successfully landed by Singtel at Tuas, Singapore.

The SEA-ME-WE 5 cable system is being developed by a consortium comprising 17 global players, including Telekom Malaysia.

On the Malaysian side, Telekom Malaysia landed the SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable in Melaka in January this year.


The cable system will deliver 24 Terabits per second of capacity using 100 gigabits per second fibre optic transmission technology.

Construction of the SEA-ME-WE 5, which will link 17 countries from France to Indonesia, began in September 2014, it said.

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