PEACE Submarine Cable with 96 TBps Capacity Completed Between Pakistan and France
PEACE Cable International Network Co., Ltd (PEACE Cable) has successfully completed the construction and laying down of PEACE submarine cable infrastructure in Pakistan in cooperation with Cyber Internet Services (Cybernet), the top-most Internet and data communication network service provider.
According to the details, the Pakistan-Egypt segment of PEACE has completed final splicing, facilitating connectivity from Karachi, Pakistan to Marseille, France ready for service.
The PEACE Pakistan-Egypt segment links Karachi, Pakistan, and Zafarana, Egypt, bridging a length of 5,800 km. The landings of Karachi and Zafarana had already been completed in March and December 2021 respectively.
Moreover, a 3,200km long project of the Mediterranean segment of PEACE that connects Marseille, France, to Abu Talat, Egypt, has also completed RFS in March 2022. Thus, the track from Pakistan to France of the PEACE cable system is now fully developed and ready for use.
Consequently, Pakistan will have easy access to high-speed, large-volume internet bandwidth with fast connectivity to France through the deployment of the PEACE submarine cable system.
In addition, the increased capacity will also make it possible to provide ultra-fast bandwidth connections among Pakistani citizens, with speeds comparable to those in cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore, and New York.
“The segment from Pakistan to France has now been built well, which is really a thrilling milestone,” Sun Xiaohua, COO of PEACE Cable, stated, adding, “With Cybernet, we will bring much-needed redundancy to Pakistan’s Internet backbone and provide users with high-speed traffic to meet the rapidly growing demand for internet access in different types of digital scenarios in Pakistan.”
Shoaib Qureshi, Country Manager of PEACE Cable in Pakistan, noted, “PEACE is the first international submarine cable starting from Pakistan and reaching Europe, Africa, and Singapore. It is a new beginning of the submarine chapter for the Pakistan market; we are very excited to grow this region’s connectivity.”
Meanwhile, Maroof Ali Shahani, COO of Cybernet, remarked, “We have completed a key segment of the PEACE submarine cable system, from Pakistan to France, which will have a tremendous impact on the digital landscape in Pakistan.”