Airtel is going to make a big investment in the cable system being built under the sea, the company associated with the consortium

Bharti Airtel said that it has joined the consortium of underwater cables named ‘SEA-ME-WE-6’. The company said that through this the company aims to increase the capacity of its high-speed global network, so that it can help in India’s rapidly growing digital economy.

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Bharti Airtel ,Bharti Airtel, said on Monday that it has launched an undersea cable named ‘SEA-ME-WE-6’. (Undersea Cable) has joined the consortium. The company said that through this the company aims to increase the capacity of its high-speed global network, which will help India’s rapidly growing digital economy. (Digital Economy) could help. Airtel said it is a big investor in SEA-ME-WE-6 (Investor) and will anchor 20 per cent of the total investment in the cable system, which will go live in 2025. The 12 other consortium members of SEA-ME-WE-6 include Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company, Dhiraagu (Maldives), Djibouti (Maldives), Djibouti Telecom, Mobili (Saudi Arabia), Orange (France), Singtel (Singapore), Sri Lanka Telecom , Telecom Egypt, Telecom Malaysia and Telin (Indonesia).

The 19,200 km route SEA-ME-WE-6 will connect Singapore and France and will be one of the largest underwater cable systems in the world.

The company will advance the high-speed network

Airtel said in a statement that it has joined the SEA-ME-WE-6 Undersea Cable Consortium to advance high-speed networks for India’s emerging digital economy. Airtel has acquired one fiber pair on the main SEA-ME-WE-6 system and will co-build four fiber pairs between Singapore-Chennai-Mumbai as part of the cable system. Airtel will land the SEA-ME-WE-6 cable system in India. It will land at new landing stations in Mumbai and Chennai.

According to the statement, SEA-ME-WE-6 will be integrated with Nxtra by Airtel’s large data centers in Mumbai and Chennai. This will enable global hyperscalers and businesses to access integrated solutions and strengthen India’s position in the region as an emerging data center hub, the statement said.

Airtel Business Director and CEO Ajay Chitkara said data centers with undersea cable systems are the necessary infrastructure to support 5G and the digital economy. He said the company’s investment in SEA-ME-WE-6 will make their network future-ready and develop greater integrated capabilities in India’s digital ecosystem.

Airtel said that the company operates the largest underwater cable network outside India, with which it also has the largest network of data centers.

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