South-East Asia Japan Cable Gets Third Capacity Boost
TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity company, has signed a contract to perform its third network upgrade to the South-East Asia Japan Cable (SJC) System.
Utilizing TE SubCom’s 100 Gb/s coherent transmission technology (C100U+), this third upgrade increases the capacity by 6.3 Tb/s.
The SJC System links Brunei, mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the Philippines. The upgrade of the 8,986 km system will be completed by the end of June 2016.
The SJC consortium is composed of Brunei International Gateway Sendirian Berhad (BIG), China Mobile International (CMI), China Telecommunications Corporation (China Telecom), China Telecom Global Limited (CTG), Donghwa Telecom (DHT), Globe Telecom, Google, KDDI Corporation, Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin), and TOT Public (TOT).