BETTER AND FASTER INTERNET
Globe telecom spearheads launch of USD 250-million SEA-US submarine cable system
Aligned with its goal of bringing First World Internet to the country, Globe telecom commercially launched today the USD 250-million Southeast Asia-united States (SEA-US) submarine cable system. establishing a link between Davao and the United States, the infrastructure brings enhanced international connectivity for businesses in mindanao and the rest of the philippines.
Gracing the groundbreaking launch are Globe telecom president and CEO ernest Cu, Globe telecom Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala II, Department of Information and Communications technology (DICT) Secretary rodolfo Salalima, and pt telkom CEO for Wholesale and International business Abdus Somad Arief.
the SEA-US cable system is connected to the Globe cable landing station in brgy. talomo, Davao City which also houses the power Feed Equipment necessary to run the system. Outside of Luzon, the undersea cable is the first direct connection of Globe to the United States via Guam, Hawaii, and California, offering faster transmission of data to the US. The 14,500km SEA-US international cable system uses the latest 100Gbps transmission technology to deliver an additional 20tbps capacity. Learn more about this project at www.globe.com.ph.