Tata Communications: TGN-Intra Asia Under Sea Cable System Completed

by OldSailor on August 19, 2009

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TATA_CommunicationsTata Communications announced on August 18, that they have completed the installation, testing and commissioning of the TGN (Tata Global Network) – Intra Asia (TGN-IA) Under Sea Cable System.

Some interesting features of TGN – Intra Asia (TGN-IA) Cable System are:

  • TGN-IA is a linear cable system between Singapore and Japan with branch landings into Hong Kong, Vietnam and the Philippines to provide regional and global connectivity in Southeast Asia. TGN_IA_under_sea_cable_1
  • A step towards achieving Tata Communications’ global connectivity.
  • Supplier is Tyco Telecommunications, a business unit of Tyco Electronics and an industry pioneer in undersea communication technology.
  • Length: 6700 km with an initial design capacity of 3.8 Tbps on a city centre to city centre basis.
  • The system is designed and routed to avoid earthquake and hazardous areas in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Provides record breaking latency between South East and Northern Asia.

Here is the big picture from Tata Communications:

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