MCT Submarine Cable Launches in Thailand
Symphony Communication, Telekom Malaysia and TelcoTech have launched the 1,300-km-log MCT submarine cable system in Thailand.
With total investment of more than THB2 billion ($60 million) in budget, the move aims at establishing Thailand as ASEAN’s telecommunication hub and gateway to the world so as to spur communications expansions, encourage trade and investment growth, as well as facilitate economic development for Thailand and ASEAN.
Teerarat Pantarasutra, President of Symphony Communication, said: “The MCT Submarine Cable System can transmit data with total capacity up to 30 Tpbs. and support 100G Ethernet Technology, this secure and stable system promises to increase telecommunication efficiency not only in 3 countries but also efficiently connects with all over the world.
“We are very proud of being a part of MCT Submarine Cable System because this is a very big and high potential opportunity for telecommunications in Thailand and to enhance Symphony Communication’s service potential for both domestic and international as well as supporting Digital Economy Policy of our Thailand’s government.”