TE SubCom, a subsidiary of Tyco Electronics, has signed a cooperation agreement with a consortium of six international telecom companies and content service providers to provide services for the JUPITER submarine cable system.
TE SubCom said that the current supply agreement signed with the consortium has come into force and the company will provide the JUPITER submarine cable system with related services to ensure its smooth operation by the end of 2020.
Koji Ishii, Softbank Group Executive, one of the consortium's consortium, said: "Demand for bandwidth in the Pacific continues to grow at an alarming rate. With the increasing demand for live video and the growth of virtual reality and capacity-related applications such as 4k / 8k video, JUPITER Providing the necessary connectivity diversity and highest capacity to meet changing market demands TE SubCom has extensive experience in designing and implementing innovative, scalable and robust transoceanic cable systems, making the company a JUPITER supply partner The most reliable choice. "
Sanjay Chowbey, President of TE SubCom, said: "Submarine cable systems continue to have a significant impact on the global economy and global cultural, educational and healthcare advances and we are fortunate in helping to promote global connectivity and provide reliable, high-capacity , Low latency data transfer service. "
The JUPITER submarine cable system is jointly funded by a consortium of six major corporations, namely Philippine long-distance telephone company PLDT, NTT, PCCW Global, Softbank, Facebook and Amazon Amazon, with a total length of nearly 14000 thousand Rice, connecting Japan, the Philippines and the United States, with a total capacity of more than 60Tbps.