Asia Pacific Gateway

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Asia Pacific Gateway
Total length10,400 km
Design capacity54Tbps
Date of first use31 October 2016 (2016-10-31)

Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) is a submarine communications cable system that connects Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore.[1][2] It will be about 10,400 kilometres (6,500 mi) long.[1] The capacity will be 54.8 Terabits per second.[3] The APG cable consortium includes Facebook,[4]CAT Telecom, China Telecom, China Mobile International, China Unicom, Chunghwa Telecom, KT Corporation, LG Uplus, NTT Communications, StarHub, Global Transit, Viettel and VNPT. The APG cable system was scheduled to be ready for service in 2016.[5]


Cable landing stations[edit]

It will have cable landing points at:[1]


  1. ^ a b c "NEC wins Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) Submarine Cable System". NEC. 20 December 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  2. ^ "TIME dotCom inks construction and maintenance deal for Asia Pacific Gateway cable". Telegeography. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Global Transit Replaces TM to Land APG Cable in Malaysia". Submarine Cable Networks. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Facebook Invests in APG Cable". Submarine Cable Networks. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Some bad days ahead as Vietnam's Internet cable will undergo maintenance". THANHNIEN NEWS. Retrieved 1 March 2016.