Asia Direct Cable Consortium to deploy 9,400 km APAC submarine cable with NEC

Thursday 11 June 2020 | 07:43 CET | News
SoftBank has announced that the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) Consortium, of which it is a member, is building a submarine cable that connects China (Hong Kong SAR and Guangdong Province), Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The Consortium has selected NEC to build the 9,400-kilometer long ADC cable, which is scheduled for completion by the fourth quarter of 2022. The Consortium includes CAT, China Telecom, China Unicom, PLDT, Singtel, SoftBank, Tata Communications and Viettel.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: ADC / NEC / Softbank
Countries: Asia
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