Submarine cable to connect Hong Kong and Guam


  TOKYO — NEC Corp. announced on Jan. 20 the signing of a contract with RAM Telecom International Connectivity to supply a high-capacity optical submarine cable for a system connecting Hong Kong and Guam.

  The 3,900-kilometer Hong Kong–Guam Cable System is scheduled to begin operation in January 2020, featuring 100 gigabit per second optical transmission capabilities that deliver a total capacity of more than 48 terabits per second. The contract will partially utilize capital from the Fund Corp. for the Overseas Development of Japan’s Information and Communications Technology and Postal Services.

  The HK . . .

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