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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: , , , , , |

StarHub to Deliver Data Center Services Through AirTrunk

StarHub to Deliver Data Center Services Through AirTrunk in Singapore By James Henderson October 9, 2019 StarHub has partnered with AirTrunk to provide data centre services in Singapore as part of plans to capitalise on the market potential of 5G and digital technologies. The alliance will see the homegrown telecommunications giant offer services from AirTrunk’s [...]

2019-10-09T10:27:10-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Major Perth to Singapore Submarine Cable Cut

Major Perth-to-Singapore Submarine Cable Cut By Simon Sharwood, iTnews September 20, 2019 One of the most significant submarine cables connecting Australia to Asia and Europe has been cut. The cable’s operator told iTnews that the Perth-to-Singapore portion of the SEA-ME-WE 3 cable is out, that no estimated time of repair has yet been determined and that [...]

2019-09-20T11:35:55-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Optical Fibre Company Repairs Undersea Cable Facility

Optical Fibre Company Repairs Undersea Net Cable Facility to SL By Deepak Kumar Jha, The Pioneer September 9, 2019 In significant technological enhancement, a Delhi-based optical fibre cable company has successfully repaired the undersea internet cable facility to Sri Lanka which routed from India via Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu. The same cable to India has [...]

Vietnam Internet Speed 10 Times Slower Than Singapore

Vietnam Internet Speed 10 Times Slower Than Singapore By VNExpress August 21, 2019 Internet speed in Vietnam is ranked 89th out of 207 countries and territories and far behind some of its regional peers, according to a survey. With download speed of 7.02 megabytes per second, Vietnam’s internet speed ranking is down 14 places from [...]

2019-08-21T10:09:41-04:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

China Mobile Launches Data Centre in Singapore

China Mobile International Launches 17,490 sqm Data Centre Facility in Singapore By Abigail Opiah, Data | Economy July 24, 2019 China Mobile International Limited (CMI) has officially launched its Singapore data centre, revealing that the facility was built and is fully owned by the company. The company revealed that the data centre connects directly to [...]

2019-07-24T10:58:07-04:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , , |