Pakistan Internet System Now Connected with World’s largest Submarine System with design capacity of at least 40 Terabits per second across 5 fiber pairs as AAE-1. AAE-1 links different countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. Furthermore, In Pakistan, PTCL will operate and manage this cable.
Pakistan Internet System Now Connected with World’s largest Submarine System
However, AAE-1 infrastructure supports a 25,000-kilometer submarine cable system. That’s why it is the world’s largest submarine cable system. No doubt, AAE-1 will increase Pakistan’s international bandwidth pipe.
Moreover, the underwater cable will have a route from Hong Kong and Vietnam in the far east. It will connect Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Greece, Italy and all the way to France in Europe.
The AAE-1 consortium is collaborating with different internet services providers in these countries. It includes China Unicom, CIL (HyalRoute), Djibouti Telecom, Etisalat, GT5L, Mobily, Omantel, Ooredoo, OTEG, PCCW, Reliance Jio, Retelit, Telecom Egypt, TeleYemen, TOT, Viettel, VNPT and VTC.
Here are the details Pakistan’s current international links and bandwidth capacity:
- TW1 with design capacity of 1.28Tbps
- Sea-Me-We-3 with 480 Gbps with two fibre pairs
- Sea-Me-We-4 with design capacity of 1.28Tbps
- I-ME-WE with Design Capacity of 3.86Tbps
- AAE-1 with design capacity of 40Tbps
- Sea-Me-We-5 with design capacity of 24Tbps