Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions Inc. and its foreign partners expect to complete by 2024 a new submarine cable system that will connect Hong Kong, Hainan China, Philippines, Thailand, East Malaysia and Singapore, with options to extend to Vietnam, Cambodia, West Malaysia and Indonesia.
China Mobile International Limited (CMI), China Unicom Global (CUG) , Converge and PPTEL SEA H2X Sdn. Bhd (PPTEL SEA-H2X), reaffirmed their partnership to construct and operate the South East Asia Hainan-Hong Kong Express Cable System (SEA-H2X).
The parties to the SEA-H2X Project appointed HMN Technologies Co. Limited (HMN Tech) to build the cable in a fully funded project that will greatly enhance intra-Asian connectivity.
“We are pleased to be a partner in this trans-Asia cable that will respond to the booming data traffic between Hong Kong SAR and Southeast Asia. This submarine cable system will boost the connectivity between our two PoPs located in Hong Kong and in Singapore,” said Converge chief executive and co-founder Dennis Anthony Uy.