PEACE Cable signs deal with Pakistan and Djibouti

peace 5PEACE Cable International Network Co., Ltd has signed an MOU agreement and landing party agreement with Pakistan network service provider Cybernet and Djibouti Telecom during the 4th Asia-Pacific Submarine Networks Forum

Remaining landing party agreements will also be signed within the next two weeks, representing a key milestone in the delivery plan which includes the permit application work in each country.

Geographically the PEACE Cable will connect the three most populated continents in the world including Asia, Africa and Europe with backbone connectivity in Pakistan, Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya and France providing critical interconnection to Asia, Europe, and Africa economic corridors.

The parties are committed to building an “Open System” concept to an efficient way for improved latency, high-capacity and carrier-neutral bandwidth services for regional customers.

Sun Xiaohua, chief operating officer of PEACE Cable, said, “After nearly two months of consultation, the cooperation and negotiation between the PEACE Cable and landing partners has been completed. Thanks to all the partners for their support, and I hope that PEACE Cable will bring added economic value to the region in the near future.”

Danish A. Lakhani, CEO of Cybernet, commented, “In addition to providing much-needed redundancy to Pakistan's internet infrastructure and reducing latency to Western destinations, this ultra-high capacity cable will usher in a new era of affordable Gigabit services in the country.”

Mohamed Assoweh Bouh, general director of Djibouti Telecom, noted, “Djibouti Telecom's objective is to strengthen its regional hub position, the crossroads of three continents, Asia, Africa and Europe. Peace and Dare shall collaborate to achieve the digital and economic transformation of the Republic of Djibouti.”

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