NEC wins contract for Taiwan Penghu Kinmen Matsu No.3 (TPKM3) Submarine Cable
Tokyo, Jan 28, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701)
announced today the signing of a multi-million dollar supply contract, through
its Taiwan subsidiary NEC (Taiwan) Co., Ltd, with Chunghwa Telecom to construct
the Taiwan Penghu Kinmen Matsu No.3 (TPKM3) Submarine Cable system, a
high-bandwidth non-repeater optical submarine cable that will link Taoyan
(North Taiwan) with Matsu and Tainan (South Taiwan) with Kinmen through Penghu.
The signing took place at Taipei today.
Under the TPKM3 Supply Contract, NEC (Taiwan) will supply state-of-the-art
Optical Submarine Cables for non-repeater systems, and will conduct the
ocean-lay work. Total length is expected to be 510km, and will help meet the
domestic demand for voice and internet connectivity.
"We are honored to have been selected as the supplier of the TPKM3
Submarine Cable System and firmly believe that once completed, TPKM3 will
contribute to the economies of Taiwan." said Mr. Masayuki Yamato,
President of NEC (Taiwan). "We thank Chunghwa Telecom for their trust and
support and look forward to completing this landmark project."
"Following the success on TPKM2 in September 2000, NEC is pleased to yet
again take part in this prestigious project." said Dr. Yasuhiro Aoki,
General Manager, Submarine Network Division, NEC.
About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is a leader in the integration of IT and network
technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing
a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's
experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the
complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100
years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses
and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.
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