NTT announced on Wednesday the completion of PC-1 network upgrade, with 100G per wavelength, boosting the total capacity of PC-1 network to 8.4 Tbps. PC-1 network becomes the first 100G trans-pacific submarine cable system, with a span of more than 9500 km connecting Tokyo and California.
Myanmar is undergoing great changes and reform. With the bidding and award of two mobile licenses to international operators, Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo, Myanmar's reform on telecom sector has caught worldwide eyeballs. From various information, it is obviously that Myanmar is planning several projects to boost its international telecommunications capacity, to meet the requirement for the development of broadband internet in Myanmar.
The SJC Cable consortium announced Thursday that the Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) system is now operational. The in-service of the SJC cable system strengthens the connectivity among seven countries or territories of Brunei, mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the Philippines, including the option to link with Thailand in the future.
China Unicom announced today the construction of the Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system, and unveiled the AAE-1 cable map. The AAE-1 cable will connect 12 countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Oman, UAE, Djibouti,Egypt, Greece, France. The AAE-1 cable won't land in China.
New Zealand Telecom, Telstra and Vodafone have issued a tender for the construction of the Tasman Global Access (TGA) Cable that spans 2300 km connecting Auckland and Sydney. The three company launched and signed an MOU for the construction of the TGA Cable in February, 2013.
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