Monday, June 19, 2006

Asia Netcom Selects NEC to Double Capacity on Submarine Cable

Asia Netcom awarded a contract to NEC to double the capacity on the southern segment of its Pan-Asian submarine cable system, EAC. The upgrade on the EAC2 ring of the system, which spans Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, will raise the bandwidth capacity on those routes to 160 Gbps. This will be the third incremental capacity expansion this year for Asia Netcom.