About China Telecom Singapore Pte. Limited
China Telecom Global Limited (“CTG”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited (“China Telecom”), ranked 160th in Fortune Global 500 of 2015. China Telecom established branches or subsidiaries in 33 countries and regions, and owned 67 overseas POPs as well as more than 9T capacities in international connectivity bandwidth and intercontinental capacity. By tapping into its network resources of 38 submarine cables and leveraging direct connection to more than 10 neighboring countries and regions via terrestrial cables, CTG has forged its global layout of service network and network capacity.
China Telecom (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CTSG), registered in 2006, has developed into a regional headquarter to four countries, i.e. Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei, and has obtained the Facilities Based Operator (FBO) license in Singapore. Targeting international carriers, multinational corporation clients and overseas Chinese enterprises, CTSG provides customized, diversified and economical integrated communication solutions and services to cater for their global business needs. The services provided include internet direct access, internet transit, broadband, IDC, cloud computing, ICT solutions, operation consultancy, etc.
Points of Presence (PoPs) in Singapore
China Telecom has built 3 PoPs in Singapore to serve the carrier and enterprise markets so as to ensure requirements for diversity, redundancy and proximity are met.
Today, there are PoPs in Global Switch, Equinix SG1 and Singapore Exchange (SGX).
We operate a co-location hosting facility in Global Switch and Equinix SG1 PoP with a full suite of China Telecom network services supported by 24 x 7 maintenance in direct connection to Tuas Landing Station and Katong Landing Station.
The SGX PoP is targeted at the financial industry by enabling customers to enjoy the shortest latency to reach the Stock Exchange of Singapore. China Telecom provides low latency solutions from Singapore to various major global financial hubs.
Since 2015, China Telecom has activated multiple 100Gbps services among its PoP in Singapore and they are all linked in a meshed configuration.
China Telecom Singapore obtained its Facilities-Based Operations (FBO) license granted by Info-Communications Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) on 12th June 2008.
Singapore is an important business hub for Southeast Asia and the entire Asia Pacific region. New submarine cables are landing in Singapore regularly to meet the increasing bandwidth demands.
China Telecom is also an active partner in such submarine cable projects and investments.
China Telecom owns capacities in many cable systems such as APCN2, SJC and SMW3, SMW4 and SMW5. In addition, APG and BBG+EIG will be launched in mid-June 2016. China Telecom has also leased capacity from other cable system partners such as EAC and TGA-IA.
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