Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it has signed a contract to upgrade a transpacific submarine cable network by incorporating 40 Gbps dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) and increasing transmission design capacity up to fivefold to 5.2 Tbps. The upgrade to the Asia America Gateway (AAG) Cable Network, which will involve installing submarine line terminal [...]
By SubTel Forum Inside Brunei is reporting that His Royal Highness Prince Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Ministerâ€™s Office, yesterday launched Bruneiâ€™s segment of the new Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable, signifying the readiness to carry commercial traffic from Brunei Darussalam. Click here to read the article.
By Level 3 Communications Level 3Â Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today announced that the company will deliver high-speed network services for PT. Telkom Indonesia International (TII), a wholly owned subsidiary of PT. Telkom Indonesia. Under the terms of the agreement, TII will useÂ Level 3′sÂ landing station connectivity at the Asia America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable system.Â Level 3′sÂ services [...]
By SubTel Forum Bernama, the Malaysian National News Agency, is reporting that theÂ Asia America Gateway (AAG) is slated to be deployed on 10 November. Â TheÂ 20,000 kilometre-longÂ system connects 8 countries across the Asia-Pacific region, including:Â Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Vietnam, Guam and Hawaii with the US West Coast. Click here to read the [...]
By SubTel Forum The provisional authority of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) to operate the Asia America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable has been extended until 2012 by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC). Â According to a story by Business Mirror, this extension will benefit the Philippines by providing capacity to meet increasing bandwidth demand [...]