Indosat rolls out Singapore submarine cable link

18 Nov 2009

Indonesian telco PT Indosat has revealed plans to roll out the submarine cable system known as Sistem Komunikasi Kabel Laut (SKKL) to connect Jakarta, Pontianak, Batam and Singapore, Antara News reports the operator’s president Harry Sasongko as saying. The new 1,300km marine cable system will provide Indosat with additional bandwidth capacity at the early stage of 80Gbps which will be used for both IP-based services and non-IP, he added. The SKKL, to be installed in cooperation with NEC, will have four landing points on the islands of Tanjung Pakis (Karawang, West Java), Sungai Kakap (Pontianak, West Kalimantan), Tanjung Bemban (Batam), and Changi (Singapore).

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