FASTER consortium, together with its supplier NEC Corporation, announced on Friday that construction and end-to-end testing of a new trans-Pacific submarine cable system, the FASTER cable system, has been successfully completed and will start service on 30 June 2016.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has achieved the SEA-ME-WE 5 full landing at the Matara cable landing station. With an investment of $40 million in the SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable system, SLT is making Sri Lanka future ready through reliable connectivity to the world.
Sri Lanka is now being a rising telecom hub in South Asia, enabled with multiple submarine cable systems and South Asia's first submarine cable depot in Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MMRP) at Hambantota. Submarine cable systems landed in Sri Lanka are mainly owned and operated by Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) and Dialog Axiata (Dialog).
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the National ICT Solutions Provider is proud to announce that it has been given the opportunity to build, operate and manage South Asia’s first state-of-the-art Submarine Cable Depot in Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MMRP) at Hambantota.
Vodafone is the lead investor in BBG cable system, which extends over 8,000 km. The BBG cable system has been built by a group of Tier 1 telecommunications carriers, to create seamless, resilient and cost-effective interconnections. With diverse routing available, BBG is key to meeting the growing and varied business needs of organisations operating in the Indian Ocean region, the Middle East & Europe.
Telekom Malaysia has announced that a new submarine cable system, the Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG), is now live. The BBG cable system links Malaysia and Singapore, to Oman and the UAE by way of India and Sri Lanka. The BBG cable system complements TM’s other cable systems and provides an essential alternative route for TM’s IP traffic to Europe.
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