NEC Wins Papua Cable System in Indonesia
Tokyo, Aug 12, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and
PT. NEC Indonesia have signed a contract with PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk
("PT Telkom") to construct the Papua Cable System, a high-bandwidth
optical submarine cable system that will connect Indonesia's Papua
Provinces on the island of New Guinea.
The Papua Cable System, measuring 2,000 kilometers, is the first optical fiber
submarine cable system to connect the Papua provinces of Indonesia and is
expected to help bridge the country's digital divide. It is designed to
carry transmission speeds of 40Gbps and 100Gbps, aiming to complete PT
Telkom's nationwide optical fiber networks in Indonesia.
"NEC is honored to be selected by PT Telkom as the supplier of the most
advanced optical fiber submarine cable system to connect the eastern Indonesian
provinces. We are proud that NEC has contributed to PT Telkom's network
diversification since first providing the company with an optical fiber
submarine cable system in 1991," said Naoki Yoshida, general manager,
Submarine Network Division, NEC Corporation.
The Papua Cable System is slated for completion by the end of 2014.
For more information on NEC's Submarine Systems, please visit:
About NEC Corporation
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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
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