Telstra grows Asia-US capacity with subsea cable investments
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Telstra has made two new significant investments into subsea cable infrastructure in order to boost connectivity between Asia and the Unted States.

The investments include a large-capacity purchase on the New Cross Pacific (NCP) cable and a further funding in the Faster cable, which stretches between the US and Japan.

Telstra claimed the deals confirmed its subsea cable network as the largest in the Asia Pacific. Having recently, agreed to buy a 25 per cent stake in Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN), ARN understands that Telstra is now estimated to have spent several hundred million dollars on subsea cable infrastructure.

Telstra Enterprise group executive Michael Ebeid said that increased demand for data in Australia – driven by ‘the explosion of cloud computing, video streaming and e-commerce’ – was behind the investments.

“As the Asia Pacific’s economy grows, so do we. We have increased our capacity to meet the growing data requirements of our customers,” he said.

(Excerpt) Read more Here | 2019-01-15 02:00:00


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