Bifrost Cable System is new trans-pacific cable system connecting Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Guam and the west coast of the United States, spanning over 15,000km via Indonesia through the Java Sea and Celebes Sea.
When fully commissioned, the multiple fibre paired, high performance Bifrost Cable System will be the largest capacity high-speed transmission cable across the Pacific Ocean.
Bifrost consortium comprises Facebook, PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin), and Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Limited (Keppel T&T).
Bifrost cable system is supplied by Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), expected to use 12 fiber-pair SDM technology.
Bifrost cable system is expected to be completed in 2024.