4600km submarine cable linking Asia and Australia commencing construction

Posted on December 06, 2016

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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.