Airtel joins undersea cable consortium to serve India’s fast growing digital economy

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) has announced that it has joined the SEA-ME-WE-6 undersea cable consortium to scale up its high-speed global network capacity to serve India’s fast-growing digital economy. The 19,200 Rkm SEA-ME-WE-6 will connect Singapore and France, and will be amongst the largest undersea cable systems globally. Airtel is participating as a major investor in […]

Jio’s new subsea cable system to connect Maldives with India and Singapore

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (Jio) has announced that it will land the next generation multi-terabit India-Asia-Xpress (IAX) undersea cable system in Hulhumale, Maldives. The high capacity and high-speed IAX system will connect Hulhumale directly with World’s major internet hubs in India and Singapore. “This is the first stride towards enhancing our connectivity infrastructure and opening […]

Singtel & Consortium Begin Construction of Submarine Cable – Connecting Singapore to France

A consortium of companies which include Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) has begun construction of a submarine cable system connecting multiple countries between Singapore and France. According to a report by BusinessTimes, the 19,200 kilometre-long submarine cable system will connect multiple countries from Singapore to France – traversing Malaysia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, India, Pakistan, Djibouti, Saudi […]

How India’s OTT companies are handling a User Upsurge

The COVID19 pandemic had led to an increase in the consumption and subscriptions of OTT content in India.  From K Dramas such as All of us are dead to the upcoming Deepika Padukone romantic movie ‘Gehraiyaan’, OTT players in India have anchored their presence in India. According to a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and […]