Viettel opens new DC in Hanoi

22 April 2024

Viettel has opened a data centre in Hoa Lac Tech Park, Hanoi, Vietnam, which boasts more than 2,400 racks across 21,000 sqm of floor space, with a total capacity of 30MW.

The data centre is designed with high capacity to meet rising AI demands and is claimed to be the largest in Vietnam. It is also the first data centre in Vietnam committed to using renewable energy for 30% of its electricity consumption.

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Viettel and Singtel sign MoU on subsea cable

19 April 2024

Viettel Business Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singtel to collaborate on deploying the first subsea cable directly connecting Vietnam and Singapore.

The Vietnam-Singapore Cable System (VTS) will be designed with eight fibre pairs using advanced WDM technology. When the cable becomes operational in the second quarter of 2027, it will add hundreds of Tbps to Viettel's total international connectivity capacity.

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HSPnet reports cable breakthrough

18 April 2024

At the beginning of 2024, HSPnet launched high-capacity services of up to 6Tbps on its B3JS (Jakarta-Bangka-Bintan-Batam-Singapore) and BDMCS (Batam-Dumai-Medan) cable systems.

The transmission routes, totaling around 2,000km across both underwater and land cables, are supported by Ciena's WaveLogic Ai-powered 6500 platform.

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Telikom PNG and Santos partner for network expansion

09 April 2024

Energy company Santos is to partner with Telikom PNG in developing ‘an evolving telecommunications landscape’ through a ten-year partnership.

A co-location agreement was signed between Telikom PNG CEO, Amos Tepi, and Santos Country Chair PNG, Leon Buskens last week in Port Moresby. This will enable Telikom to expand its network into Santos’s upstream field sites by leveraging Santos’s existing telecommunications fibre and tower infrastructure.

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