Berlin, 18th June 2018 – The SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium won the Best Subsea Cable Operator award at the Global Carrier Award hosted on 18th June 2018 in Berlin during CEE 2018 GCCM. This award recognized innovation and achievements and were independently judged by a panel of 13 telecoms analysts and experts from the industry.This is the third trophy being granted for the SEA-ME-WE 5 project since it has started its commercial operation.
The new Southeast Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) submarine cable system is a matchless, PoP to PoP, multi-regional data superhighway.
It is a technological breakthrough which marks a global communications milestone when it launches by the second half of 2016.
Designed with the latest upgradable 100Gbps technology enabling initial system capacity of 24 Tbps, it will provide the lowest latency, further enhancing the diversity and resilience to the heavily loaded Asia to Europe route.
The new SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable system relies on a strong commitment, proven financial stability and recognized technical know-how from its consortium members, enjoying the highest level of flexibility in utilizing their capacity entitlement over the system. The new SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable system relies on a strong commitment, proven financial stability and recognized technical know-how from its consortium members, enjoying the highest level of flexibility in utilizing their capacity entitlement over the system.
SEA ME WE 5 has received strong commitment and support from the associated parties which in turn would help to complete the project successfully. The 19 SEA-ME-WE 5 member companies include Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL), China Mobile International (CMI), China Telecom Global (CTG), China United Network Communications Group Company Limited (CU), Djibouti Telecom, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du), Myanmar Post and Telecom (MPT), Ooredoo, Orange, PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin), Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel), Sparkle, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT), Telecom Egypt (TE), Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), TeleYemen, Turk Telekom International (TTI) and Trans World Associates (Pvt) Limited Pakistan (TWA).