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Asian operators form Apricot consortium for new regional submarine cable system

Monday 16 August 2021 | 08:47 CET | News
Telecom operators in Asia have formed the Apricot consortium with Google to deploy a new submarine cable connecting Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, and Guam. The joint build agreement covers a 12,000-km cable with the latest optical transmission technology and new routing, with capacity of more than 190 Tbps. They expect to complete the project in 2024.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Chunghwa Telecom / Google / NTT / PLDT
Countries: Asia
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