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Asia Direct Cable Consortium Selects Infinera ICE6 800G for New Advanced Submarine Routes in APAC

Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that Asia Direct Cable (ADC) Consortium, the latest open submarine cable in the Asia Pacific region, has selected Infinera’s ICE6 800G coherent solution on the GX Series Compact Modular Platform to power ADC’s advanced cable system. As the industry’s highest-performing and most cost-effective solution for submarine networks, Infinera’s ICE6 will enable ADC Consortium members to address surging demand for submarine cable capacity in Asia for bandwidth-intensive applications that include 5G networks, cloud-based services, and emerging solutions. ADC is a 9,400-kilometer submarine cable connecting China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. ADC is built and operated by a global consortium comprising China Telecom, China Unicom, PLDT, National Telecom, Singtel, SoftBank Corp., Tata Communications, and Viettel Group.

Published on: September 25, 2023