Symphony Communication Officially Launches MCT Submarine Cable System in Thailand to Establish Thailand as ASEANs Telecommunication Hub Gateway to the world

Telecommunication Press Releases Friday September 29, 2017 16:40
Bangkok--29 Sep--Triple Eight Ideas

Symphony Communication, in collaboration with leading telecomnunication providers of Malaysia (Telekom Malaysia Berhad) and Cambodia (TelcoTech), launches the 1,300-km-length MCT Submarine Cable System in Thailand. With total investment of more than THB2 billion in budget, the move aims at establishing Thailand as ASEAN's Telecommunication Hub and Gateway to the world so as to spur communications expansions, encourage trade and investment growth, as well as facilitate economic development for Thailand and ASEAN.

Mr. Teerarat Pantarasutra, President of Symphony Communication Public Company Limited, the provider of high-speed domestic and international communication network, says that his company is honored to have been internationally entrusted with the mission of developing this project. Symphony Communication is the International Network Provider in Thailand and the first private company who invested in submarine cable system in the country.

The MCT Submarine Cable System is the remarkable collaboration with Malaysia - Telekom Malaysia Berhad (M) and Cambodia - TelcoTech. Both partners are also international telecommunication providers. Their high-level executives are here in Thailand for the official launch of MCT Submarine Cable System to celebrate our success together with us.

Mr. Teerarat says "the MCT Submarine Cable System can transmit data with total capacity up to 30 Tpbs. and support 100G Ethernet Technology, this secure and stable system promises to increase telecommunication efficiency not only in 3 countries but also efficiently connects with all over the world.

"We are very proud of being a part of MCT Submarine Cable System because this is a very big and high potential opportunity for telecommunications in Thailand and to enhance Symphony Communication's service potential for both domestic and international as well as supporting Digital Economy Policy of our Thailand's government."

Symphony Communication has invested in two parts of the MCT Submarine Cable System. The first part is the joint investment with the Malaysian and Cambodian partners in developing the submarine cable infrastructure. The second part is MOALEE Cable Landing Station where is located in Rayong.

The MCT Submarine Cable System success will definitely set Thailand as the Telecommunication Hub of ASEAN due to the its efficiency, more reliable and stable route. And this is bound to boost foreign investors' confidence in Thailand and contribute to the Thai economy too. The MCT Submarine Cable System, moreover, responds perfectly to the Thai government's Digital Economy Policy, Thailand 4.0 vision, and the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project due to Symphony Communication's cable landing station located in Rayong, a part of the EEC.

On regional communications, the MCT Submarine Cable System will promote further connectivity at regional and international levels, encouraging economic growth.
Mr. Paul Blanche-Horgan, CEO of EZECOM, the parent company of Telcotech, said

"We are truly proud to be given the opportunity to partner with Symphony Communication of Thailand and Telekom Malaysia Berhad in connecting the region. At our local launch earlier this year, the MCT submarine cable was Cambodia's first ever submarine cable, and it was a major milestone and pride for Telcotech as well as the Cambodian people. For our partners at Symphony Communication and Telekom Malaysia Berhad, I am certain the MCT submarine cable will play a significant role in enhancing their respective connectivity and bring about significant benefits to their customers and their people."

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