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

Posted on 2nd June, 2006

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.

Read more: Telekom Malaysia leads consortium to build undersea cable to link with US


An engineer by training, Victor has been working full-time online as an Internet marketer, a programmer and an app developer since 2001. He has been blogging at Sabahan.com since 2006 sharing his experience and teaching people how to make money online. Click here to join his private Facebook Group for bloggers.

  • Gaman says:

    Lucikly that’s an additional minimum capacity

  • Wu, CanRou says:

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

  • Gaman says:

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

  • boringest says:

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

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