Singapore is a hub in the submarine networks for connections from East Asia to South Asia, Persian Gulf, Mediterranean, and Europe regions, and vice versa. There are 15 submarine cable systems landed in Singapore, with a total potential bandwidth capacity of 56.1 Tbps as of June 2010.
According to the Guidelines on Deployment of Submarine Cables into Singpaore issued by the Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) in August 2010, all new submarine cable systems can only be deployed to three designated landing sites in Singapore, namely the Changi North landing site, the Tanah Merah landing site, and the Tuas landing site, and each landing site is available on a first-come-first-served basis.
The terminal equipment of the submarine cables landing in Singapore are accommodated into the following cable landing stations:
- Changi Cable Landing Station
- C2C Changi Cable Landing Station
- MCS Changi Cable Landing Station
- Katong Cable Landing Station
- Tanah Merah Cable Landing Station
- Tuas Cable Landing Station