Facebook Announces Second Transpacific Cable Link

Facebook Announces Second Transpacific Cable Link New S'pore-North America subsea cable system to be completed in 2024 By Calvin Yang March 31, 2021 SINGAPORE - A new subsea cable system linking Singapore to North America will help boost digital connectivity and offer network diversity between the regions. The Bifrost Cable System will be the high-speed [...]

2021-03-31T15:37:09-04:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Third submarine cable approved by Government of Bangladesh 

Third submarine cable approved by Government of Bangladesh December 2, 2020 The government on Tuesday approved a project proposal for the third submarine cable connection, SEA-ME-WE-6, at a cost of Tk 693.16 crore. The approval was given in a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina chaired meeting [...]

2020-12-02T12:21:02-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Global Marine Awarded Desk Top Study for SING Cable

Global Marine Awarded Desk Top Study for Singapore India Gateway Cable System Global Marine Press Release September 8, 2020 Global Marine, a leading provider of subsea fibre optic cable installation and maintenance solutions to the telecoms sector, and part of the Global Marine Group, has been awarded the Desk Top Study (DTS) for the Singapore [...]

2020-09-08T10:09:58-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

OLL and NEC Launch MIST Cable System Construction

OLL and NEC Launch MIST Cable System Construction NEC Press Release August 21, 2020 Tokyo & Singapore - Orient Link Pte. Ltd. (OLL) and NEC Corporation (NEC) announced that they have signed an agreement to build the MIST Cable System (MIST). MIST will directly connect Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and India (Mumbai and Chennai) and deliver a design [...]

2020-08-21T10:19:16-04:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Big Data Exchange to Launch Singapore Data Center

Big Data Exchange (BDx) to Officially Launch its New Singapore Data Center Big Data Exchange Press Release July 20, 2020 HONG KONG – Big Data Exchange (BDx), the carrier neutral Pan Asian data center cluster, is officially launching its new Singapore Data Center (SIN1), located in Paya Lebar, Singapore. The data center, which was acquired [...]

2020-07-22T10:47:38-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , |

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy Initiatives By Eileen Yu, ZDNet March 23, 2020 Singapore and Australia have wrapped up negotiations on a digital economy pact that will see both nations collaborate on multiple fronts, including artificial intelligence (AI), cross-border data flow, and e-payments. The trade agreement aims to provide a framework to facilitate [...]

2020-03-23T09:24:41-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Reliance Jio to Deploy New Submarine Cable Systems

Mukesh Ambani-owned Jio to Deploy New Submarine Cable Systems By Muntazir Abbas, ETTelecom January 9, 2020 NEW DELHI: The oil-to-retail conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited’s (RIL) telecom arm Jio will be deploying two submarine cable systems connecting Singapore and Europe, taking high-bandwidth connectivity from America’s western and eastern coasts allowing higher data speed to Indian Internet [...]

2020-01-09T11:59:49-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

NTT MIST Cable to Connect Singapore & Myanmar, India

NTT’s MIST Subsea Cable to Connect Singapore with Myanmar and India By Harry Baldock, Total Telecom December 17, 2019 The $400 million construction project will deliver 240 Tbps and support 400 Gbps wavelengths Japanese communication giant NTT has announced its intentions to build an enormous subsea network spanning from Singapore to Chennai and Mumbai, as [...]

2019-12-17T10:28:15-05:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable Overseas Private Investment Corporation Press Release November 5, 2019 Infrastructure will improve digital connectivity and embrace high-quality standards across Southeast Asia and the Pacific BANGKOK — The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it plans to work with Trans Pacific [...]

NTT Creates Undersea Cable Unit in Singapore

NTT Creates Undersea Cable Unit in Singapore to Meet Data Traffic Demand By NNA Business News October 31, 2019 SINGAPORE, NNA – Japanese telecommunications giant NTT has launched a submarine cable unit in Singapore to capitalise on the growing demand for connectivity in Southeast Asia. NTT Ltd., the London-based firm in charge of the group’s [...]

2019-10-31T12:25:23-04:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |