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PTCL commissions Pakistan operations of AAE-1 submarine cable system.

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Islamabad:  PTCL today announced the commissioning of Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) cable system that connects South East Asia to Europe via Egypt. Spanning over 25,000 kms, it is the largest submarine cable to be constructed in almost 15 years. With a capacity of at least 40 Terabits per second across 5 fiber pairs, AAE-1 is designed […]…Read More

PTCL commissions Pakistan operations of AAE-1 submarine cable system

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Islamabad, July 07, 2017:  PTCL today announced the commissioning of Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) cable system that connects South East Asia to Europe via Egypt. Spanning over 25,000 kms, it is the largest submarine cable to be constructed in almost 15 years. With a capacity of at least 40 Terabits per second across 5 fiber pairs, AAE-1 is […]…Read More

PTCL joins world’s largest AAE-1 submarine cable system that offers 40 Tbps capacity

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Islamabad, July 05, 2017:  PTCL is pleased to announce the commissioning of World’s largest submarine cable system Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) which is a 25,000 km consortium cable system connecting South East Asia to Europe via Egypt, the largest submarine cable to be constructed in almost 15 years. AAE -1 will be the first high capacity cable […]…Read More

SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium Completes Matchless Subsea Cable System

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article image The SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium announced today the completion of the 20,000- kilometre subsea cable infrastructure developed by a 16-nation consortium. This submarine cable system won the Project of the Year - Subsea award at the Global Carrier Awards in Paris in November 2016 for its technological and managerial excellence. The SEA-ME-WE 5 subsea cable system, spanning over 16 countries from Southeast Asia to Western Europe, is a technological breakthrough which marks a global communications…Read More

Submarine cable fault affects PTCL broadband service

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Broadband services of Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) have been affected as there is a major breakdown in the India-Middle East-Western Europe (IMEWE) submarine cable, which has impacted the whole region of South Asia. The IMEWE is an ultra-high capacity fibre optic cable system which links India and Europe via Middle East. Their three fibre pair system with total length of approximately 12,091 kilometres has nine terminal stations of nine telecom carriers from…Read More

Submarine cable fault affects PTCL broadband service

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Broadband services of Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) have been affected as there is a major breakdown in the India-Middle East-Western Europe (IMEWE) submarine cable, which has impacted the whole region of South Asia. The IMEWE is an ultra-high capacity fibre optic cable system which links India and Europe via Middle East. Their three fibre pair system with total length of approximately 12,091 kilometres has nine terminal stations of nine telecom…Read More

TWA Joins SEA-ME-WE-5 Submarine Cable Consortium for Pakistan Landing

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Trans World Associates (Pvt.) Ltd. announced today that it has joined a consortium of leading telecom companies to build and operate theSEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable network. The Pakistan landing of SEA-ME-WE 5 will be owned by TWA. The consortium agreement was signed in December, 2014 in Singapore. The new 100G SEA-ME-WE 5 will deliver ultra-broadband capacity and faster access to consumers and businesses. Its ultimate design capacity of 24 Terabit per second (Tbit/s) will be used to serve…Read More

Construction of SEA-ME-WE 5 cable system starts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) has announced to have starting constructing the new Southeast Asia-Middle East- Western Europe (SEA-ME-WE 5) submarine cable system. The 20,000 kilometre system is expected to be ready for service by the second half of 2016. According to details, leveraging 100Gbps technology and a design capacity of at least 24 Tbps on 3-fibre pairs, SEA-ME-WE 5 is a multi-regional superhighway that will facilitate the delivery of broadband-…Read More

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NTC plans to lay Pak-UAE sub cable

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) has planned to lay a submarine cable between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).According to details, the estimated cost of laying the cable will be worked out by a consultant in the proposed techno-commercial study and feasibility, besides tracing source of funding, an official source told this scribe here last week.He said that the country is already connected with three international fiber-optic cables, but the reason…Read More

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