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Google joins Indigo subsea cable group with Singtel, Telstra

Thursday 6 April 2017 | 08:48 CET | News
Google has joined a consortium with operators Singtel and Telstra to build a new international subsea cable system, connecting Australia and southeast Asia. Other participants in the Indigo system (previously called APX West & Central) include AARNet, Indonesia's Indosat Ooredoo and SubPartners. They have contracted Alcatel Submarine Networks to build the 9,000-km system by mid-2019. Indigo will connect Singapore and Perth, and onwards to Sydney. Landing will occur in existing facilities in Singapore, Australia and Indonesia, also allowing connections between Singapore and Jakarta.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Alcatel / Google / Indosat / Ooredoo / Optus / SingTel / Telstra
Countries: Australia / Indonesia / Singapore
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