PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk (Telkom) through its subsidiary PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (TII), increase international bandwidth capacity by joining the Sea Cable Development Consortium South East Asia Japan Cable System (SJC). One of the consortium was joined Google SJC Bermuda.
Network cable system SJC Sea, linking Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and other Asian countries including Indonesia have the bandwidth capacity of 17 terra bytes per second (tbps) and can be increased up to 23 tbps.
Telkom press statement released Sunday (17.1.2010) mentioned, the cooperation agreement was agreed in Honolulu, United States. TII addition, some operators join the world in such SJC Reliance Globalcom (via FLAG Pacific Limited Bermuda), Globe Telecom (Philippines), Google SJC Bermuda Ltd., KDDI (Japan), Network i2i (India), Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. and Pacific Telemedia Inc ., Ltd.. (Hong Kong / Indonesia).
TII Director Mulia P. Tambunan said that Telkom's participation in the Consortium SJC is a strategic step to strengthen the international infrastructure networks that already exist. "In addition to business support Telkom Group, that an international infrastructure to meet increased demand, especially international bandwidth to support broadband applications such as internet, video, data and other multimedia services needed by the customer," he said.
Mulia estimates, the growth of international bandwidth capacity needs Telkom Group at the end of 2014 to reach at least 10 times today. SJC is scheduled to operate at one quarter of 2012 that would provide additional international bandwidth capacity of 960 Gbps TII with excellent quality, the faster connection and a reliable system of diversity.