A 8100-km lengthy submarine optical submarine cable venture will join Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and India (Mumbai and Chennai) to construct MIST Cable System (Myanmar/Malaysia India Singapore Transit). The submarine cable will probably be laid by Japan-based NEC Corp and Singapore-based Orient Lin Pte. Ltd. The venture is focused to finish in the direction of the top of 2022.
8,100-km undersea optical cable connecting India-Singapore | What we all know
- MIST transit is geared toward boosting the enlargement of communication networks from Asia.
- It will enhance community redundancy, reliability of the communications community.
- It can additionally assist enhancing connectivity choices within the Bay of Bengal.
- “Globally, India and South-East Asia are among the many world’s fastest-growing economies. I’m very happy to announce the launch of MIST, offering a very linked India to our purchasers all over the world, delivering high-quality, low-latency networks to the individuals in India because the nation expenses ahead with its digital transformation street map,” livemint quoted OLL CEO Yoshio Sato as saying.
- Earlier on August 10, PM Modi inaugurated a submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair, which can allow supply of quicker and extra dependable cell and landline telecommunication companies to the islands, on par with different components of India.
- “This optical fibre cable venture is a present for the individuals of Andaman earlier than the Independence Day. This can be a image of our dedication in the direction of ease of dwelling. Be it on-line lessons, tourism, banking, buying, or telemedicine, 1000’s of households in Andaman and Nicobar will now get entry,” Modi had stated.