Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has achieved the SEA-ME-WE 5 full landing at the Matara cable landing station. With an investment of $40 million in the SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable system, SLT is making Sri Lanka future ready through reliable connectivity to the world.
Sri Lanka is now being a rising telecom hub in South Asia, enabled with multiple submarine cable systems and South Asia's first submarine cable depot in Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MMRP) at Hambantota. Submarine cable systems landed in Sri Lanka are mainly owned and operated by Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) and Dialog Axiata (Dialog).
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the National ICT Solutions Provider is proud to announce that it has been given the opportunity to build, operate and manage South Asia’s first state-of-the-art Submarine Cable Depot in Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MMRP) at Hambantota.
Vodafone is the lead investor in BBG cable system, which extends over 8,000 km. The BBG cable system has been built by a group of Tier 1 telecommunications carriers, to create seamless, resilient and cost-effective interconnections. With diverse routing available, BBG is key to meeting the growing and varied business needs of organisations operating in the Indian Ocean region, the Middle East & Europe.
Telekom Malaysia has announced that a new submarine cable system, the Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG), is now live. The BBG cable system links Malaysia and Singapore, to Oman and the UAE by way of India and Sri Lanka. The BBG cable system complements TM’s other cable systems and provides an essential alternative route for TM’s IP traffic to Europe.
by Frank Rey, Director, Global Network Acquisition, Microsft Cloud Infrastructure and Operations.
Today we’re excited to announce the latest step in our global cloud infrastructure as Microsoft and Facebook announce plans to build “MAREA” – a new, state-of-the art subsea cable across the Atlantic. The new MAREA cable will help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for Microsoft, Facebook and their customers. The parties have cleared conditions to go “Contract-In-Force” with their plans, and construction of the cable will commence in August 2016 with completion expected in October 2017.
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