NEC building Bay cable system

Source:Global Times Published: 2018/7/12 22:12:51

The new Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE), which is being funded by a consortium including China Mobile International, Facebook, and Amazon Web Services, will be constructed by NEC Corp, according to a statement on NEC's official website.

NEC is a Japanese company whose main businesses include the integration of information technology and network technologies.

The nearly 16,000-kilometer optical submarine cable is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2020, the statement said.

BtoBE will further enhance and contribute to the much-needed expansion of communications networks among the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area, the San Francisco Bay Area and Singapore, read the statement.


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