NTT Com Launches Asia Pacific Gateway Subsea Cable
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) has launched the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG), a submarine cable network connecting regions and countries in Asia.
The APG connects mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
With a total length of 10,400 km, the APG network leverages 100Gbps optical transmission capabilities and digital coherent technology to deliver a capacity of more than 54 Tbps.
NTT Com has established two landing points, one in the East and the other in the West of Japan for the APG and Pacific Crossing-1 (PC-1) submarine cable which connects Japan and the U.S.
The company has also implemented landing points in Hong Kong and Singapore for the APG and for the Asia Submarine-Cable Express (ASE), which was launched in August 2012.