View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
January 26, 1988


By CBR Staff Writer

Kokusai Denshin Denwa Co Ltd, Cable & Wireless (Hong Kong) Ltd, Korea Telecommunication Authority, AT&T Co and Telecommunication Authority of Singapore yesterday saw the fruits of two years’ preparatory work on the laying of the H-J-K Cable System submarine fibre optic cable that will link Hong Kong with Japan and Japan with South Korea, as 22 telecommunications administrations signed the construction and maintenance agreement for the cable: the $162m contract has gone to Fujitsu Ltd as main contractor with NEC Corp, AT&T and Cable & Wireless (Marine) as subcontractors; the cable is due to go into service in May 1990, and will send at 140Mbps, doublable to 280Mbps, over its 2,857 mile length; Cable & Wireless will put up $50m for a 30% stake in the H-J-K Cable System.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.