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4600km submarine cable linking Asia and Australia commencing construction

Posted on December 06, 2016
4600km submarine cable linking Asia and Australia commencing construction

Australia Singapore Cable announced today that it has executed a binding agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), referred to as contract-in-force (CIF), for the construction of the Australia Singapore Cable (ASC). The ASC project is a ~4,600km submarine cable system linking Australia to Singapore, and Indonesia, with a system design providing a minimum of 40Tbps of capacity from Western Australia to South East Asia, with this capacity forecast to expand via technology advancements over the coming years.