Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung » Prime Minister's Opinion » PM Nguyen Tan Dung okays undersea cable system construction

(Prime Minister's Opinion) - PM Nguyen Tan Dung just approved in principle for Viettel Group, FPT Telecom Joint Stock Company and CMC Telecommunication Infrastructure Joint Stock Company to join the Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG) undersea cable system construction project.

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The PM assigned Viettel Group to cooperate with relevant agencies to implement the project in line with legal regulations as well as soundly deal with relating issues.

The 8,000-kilometre cable line will link regional economies, namely China, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Viet Nam, Thailand and Singapore. The line running directly from the Republic of Korea to Malaysia with the bandwidth of 4 Tbps will help increase the Internet connection speed in the region.

By Thuy Dung (VGP)