new Delhi: Bharti Airtel’ SEA-ME-WE-6 (C-Me-V-6) Undersea Cabling Alliance (Undersea) to support the country’s rapidly growing digital economy and expand its high-speed global network capacity. Cable Consortium).
Airtel said it is participating in ‘SEA-ME-WE-6 as a ‘principal investor’ and will raise 20 per cent of the total investment in the cable system. It will go ‘live’ in 2025. The 12 other members of the alliance include Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company, Dhiragu (Maldives), Djibouti Telecom, Mobili (Saudi Arabia), Orange (France), Singtel (Singapore), Sri Lanka Telecom, Telecom Egypt, Telecom Malaysia, and Tallinn (Indonesia). Huh.
The 19,200 RKM (Route Kilometer) SEA-ME-WE-6 will connect Singapore and France. It will be the world’s longest maritime cable system on a global scale. Airtel said in a statement that it has become a part of this association to fuel India’s rapidly growing digital economy. (agency)