Arus Restu Sdn Bhd (“ARSB”) announced that it has secured a contract from Orient Link Pte. Ltd. (“OLL”) to construct a new cable landing station in Selangor for the MIST cable system connecting Myanmar, Malaysia, India, Singapore and Thailand.

The  Myanmar/Malaysia India Singapore Transit (MIST) cable system spans 8,100km, connecting Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and India, expected to be ready for service in fourth quarter of 2022. The MIST cable system is designed to deliver a capacity of more than 216 Tbps to serve the bandwidth growth in Asia.

MIST Cable Route

 

The MIST cable system is invested by OLL which is a strategic joint venture between NTT Ltd., Fund Corporation for the Overseas Development of Japan’s ICT and Postal Services Inc.(JICT Fund) and WEN Capital Pte. Ltd.

Arus Restu Sdn Bhd (“ARSB”) was established in 2012 as a technology company that provides fully integrated cutting-edge communications solutions in Malaysia and around the region. In partnership with global and backbone technology leaders, ARSB delivers solutions to customers which, amongst others, include solutions for Submarine Cable Blueprint, Cable Landing Facilities, Data Centre Integrations and Broadband Internet.

In 2017, ARSB received two licenses from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, namely the “Network Service Provider (Individual)” (NSP (I)) and “Network Facilities Provider (Individual)” (NFP (I)) which allow to offer communications facilities and services in Malaysia. With its enlarged group and
partners by its side, ARSB aspires to provide a world class, independent telecommunications solutions that enable clients to improve performance and fulfil their business needs in the region.

ARSB plans for landing new cables into Malaysia to support the government’s initiatives on internet related programmes. The MIST cable landing station in Selangor would be the first venture for ARSB in such approach.