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Globe-SJC interconnection ushers high-point in Asian telecommunications

MANILA, Sept. 30 — President Benigno S. Aquino III and Globe Telecom Chairman of the Board Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala lead in the ceremonial inauguration of the Globe-South-East Asia Japan Cable interconnection launch.

As the fifth major investment in submarine cable systems of Globe, the trans-Asian facility, said it is now fully operational with available data traffic, streaming an initial design capacity of 28 terabits per second.

This groundbreaking technological development in East Asia will enable unmatched telecommunications services by Globe through its link-up with SJC, providing superior interconnectivity within the Philippines and its Asian neighbors.

Spanning almost 9,000 kms, the US$ 400-million submarine cable has one of the highest capacities in the world, addressing bandwidth-intensive applications such as internet TV, online games and enterprise data exchange. (PNA)

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