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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Olisipo Submarine Cable System Ready for Construction – Connecting The Portuguese Submarine Cable Landing Station to The Data Center

Submarine Cable System Ready for Construction

Olisipo Submarine Cable System Ready For Construction

EllaLink, a high capacity and low latency fiber optic submarine cable directly connecting Europe and Latin America, will create a direct connection between Sines and the Lisbon metropolitan area, known as the Olisipo system.

The Olisipo system is designed to connect all international submarine cable landings in Portugal to the main data centers in the region, using a secure and risk-proof infrastructure.

This new fiber optic submarine cable will land at Carcavelos and Sines, with branch paths built to connect Seixal and Sesimbra cable landings to the Setubal region.

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