SingTel Announces Construction of a Submarine Cable System

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Hong Kong – Singapore – Philippines – Hainan Province Submarine Cable System ALC Preparation

SingTel and five regional operators recently announced the signing of a US$300 million contract to build a 6,000-kilometer submarine cable system, the Asia Link Cable System (ALC), designed to connect Hong Kong SAR, Singapore, the Philippines, Brunei, and Hainan Province to support economic growth in Southeast Asia.

The enterprise alliance is co-led by SingTel and China Telecom Global Limited (CTG) and includes four other regional operators – China Telecom Group Corporation (CTC), Globe Telecom Corporation (Globe), and DITO Telecom Corporation (DITO) in the Philippines, and UNN in Brunei.

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