Monday, August 31, 2009

Greater Mekong Sub-region: optic fibre network now links the six countries at 620 Mbps

[telecommunications] An important milestone in connecting the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) was achieved recently with the official inauguration of a fiber optic network linking the six neighbouring countries of Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand.

According to the Phnom Penh Post, the completion of the connection with Laos completes the first phase of an infrastructure project designed to provide a transmission speed of 620 Mbps. Known as the GMS information superhighway, the project is managed by TC and Huawei Technologies from China.

Indochina gears up for next generation services - First phase involving fiber optic network to link six countries completed

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