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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SEA-ME-WE 4 cable system upgraded to impressive 122Tbps

05 April 2024

To support growing demand for more bandwidth across the Asia-to-Europe route, SEA-ME-WE 4 (South East Asia – Middle East – Western Europe 4) has completed an upgrade to its submarine cable system. The upgrade enables a capacity increase from 65Tbps to 122Tbps.

“Ciena’s cutting-edge technology is helping us in optimizing the resources of the SEA-ME-WE 4 cable, thereby enhancing its capabilities to address evolving connectivity demands through enhancement in network capacity, flexibility, and durability. This upgrade holds particular significance given the pivotal role of the SEA-ME-WE 4 cable system in driving digitalization efforts across the diverse regions where the system is passing through,” said Sidheeque Machinal, management committee chairman, SEA-ME-WE 4 consortium.

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