StarHub debuts low-latency Ethernet network

Dylan Bushell-Embling
telecomasia.net
StarHub has launched what it says is Singapore's lowest latency Ethernet network for high-speed trading companies.
 
The StarHub Ethernet Low Latency Network guarantees an under 1ms round trip delay between traders' premises and the SGX co-location data center, the company announced
 
It provides bandwidth scalable to between 2Mbps and 1000Mbps, and customers can upgrade their allocation at any time.
 
The service will also include an online portal for monitoring network performance and latency, accessible via PCs or smart devices.
 
“As the volume of trading continues to rise here, we responded to this by rolling out our ultra low latency network to support the financial trading community where it really matters,” StarHub managing director for enterprise Kevin Lim said.
 
Other Asian operators targeting the ultra low latency market include NTT Com, which last year launched the low latency Asia Submarine Cable Express, and Tata Communications, which operates a low-latency network connecting financial capitals in Asia, the UK and the US.

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