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Telekom Malaysia leads consortium to build undersea cable to link with US

June 2, 2006 by  

This is a good news for us Internet users in Malaysia.

“We see the big broadband potential in these countries,” he said in Hong Kong Thursday. “By 2008, we would not have sufficient capacity to connect Malaysia to the internet.”

He expects to see at least more than 20 percent growth in broadband traffic for Malaysia.

The 20,000 kilometer-long cable (12,400 mile), to be known as Asia-America Gateway, will be completed in early 2008 with a minimum design capacity of 1.28 terabits.

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Comment by boringest
2006-06-02 17:54:09

any idea when adsl2+ is rolling out in M’sia?

 
Comment by Gaman
2006-06-03 01:02:41

Not sure about that but it won’t be anytime soon.

 
Comment by Wu, CanRou
2006-06-03 02:37:55

1.28 terabits won’t be nearly enough in 2008… Sigh.

 
Comment by Gaman
2006-06-03 02:41:57

Lucikly that’s an additional minimum capacity

 
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