Pacnet, Far EasTone strengthen network connectivity and capacity

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
Pacnet and Far EasTone’s subsidiary New Century InfoComm Tech (NCIC) announced a partnership to increase Taiwan’s network connectivity and resiliency.
 
Through the partnership, Far EasTone will deliver additional terrestrial connectivity between Pacnet’s PoPs and the cable landing stations in Taiwan where EAC-C2C lands, while simultaneously increasing Far EasTone’s international connectivity through Pacnet’s subsea network.
 
“Internet connectivity has proven to be an important means of communications in times of natural disasters. As part of our continuous upgrades to increase the capacity and resiliency of our  network infrastructure, we are partnering Far EasTone to upgrade and deliver additional capacity between the cable landing stations where EAC-C2C lands in Taiwan,” said Bill Barney, CEO of Pacnet. “At the same time, this will also help raise the resiliency of Taiwan’s international network connectivity.”
 
Jeffey Gee, Chief Strategic Officer and Chief Technical Officer of Far EasTone and President of NCIC added that “in addition to providing Pacnet with interconnectivity between the cable landing stations in Taiwan, we are also building additional capacity into the cable landing stations at Tanshui and Fangshan and increasing network capacity between the North and South of Taiwan to boost network resiliency. Our investment in the TSE-1 subsea cable, which will land in Tanshui, will further enhance international connectivity to meet Taiwan’s growing bandwidth demands.”

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