From Bandon Oregon landing station (which can be extended to LA, San Jose, Seattle and PAIX) to 3 landing stations in Japan (NTT Shima, and Chikura)

trans-Pacific submarine cable system,

FASTER is a key addition to Singtel's existing cable systems, including:    

SMW5 (end 2016*)

  • SIN-Europe route to diversify SMW4 and replace SMW3
  • Aggregate BH requirement with Consortium to achieve lowest cost structure
  • Latency from CLS to CLS is estimated to be 157msec, about 17% lower than existing cable
  • Cable Landing Stations:
    • Singapore: Tuas
    • France: Toulon
    • Italy: Catania

Indigo (2018*)

  • SIN-Australia low latency route to Sydney
  • Cable Landing Stations:
    • Singapore: TBD
    • Australia: tentative Perth

SJC (major upgrade)

  • Cable Landing Station / Landing PoP:
    • Singapore: Tuas -> can be extended to Equinix SG1 and Global Switch
    • Hong Kong: Chung Hom Kok -> handoff at Mega-i
    • Japan: Chikura -> with backhaul we can go to NFP, @Tokyo and Equinix TY4
  • RTD
    • SIN-HK: 37mesc
    • SIN-JP: 65mesc
    • HK-JP: 48mesc


Singtel is offering attractive promotional rates on all of these routes through year-end 2016.