Echo subsea cable system connnects Ureka in California, Guam, Indonesia and Singapore, and other locations.
Echo subsea cable system is the first-ever subsea cable to directly connect the U.S. to Singapore with direct fiber pairs over an express route.
Echo’s architecture is designed for maximum resilience: Its unique Trans Pacific route to Southeast Asia avoids crowded, traditional paths to the north.
Echo consortium comprises Google, Facebook, Indonesian telecommunications firm XL Axiata, etc.
Echo subsea cable system is supplied by NEC.
Echo subsea cable system is expected to be ready for service in 2023.
According to earlier news on the Palau Cable 2, the Echo subsea cable system will have a branch to Palau Island. The Palau Cable 2 is in fact the Echo Palau Branch.