China Unicom, one of China's three State-owned telecom companies, is constructing the country's only overseas international submarine cable link with Myanmar, said Jiang Zhengxin, vice president of China Unicom on Sunday.

He made the announcement during the China-ASEAN Information Harbor Forum in Nanning,Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

The China-Myanmar optical cable transmission system, invested to the tune of $50,000,000 by China Unicom, has been completed and extends China's international communication network to the Indian Ocean, Jiang said.

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