Fujitsu has announced that it will upgrade the capacity of the South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 4 SEA-ME-WE 4 submarine cable network that connects numerous countries between Singapore and France. With completion scheduled in 2009, this multi-million dollar second upgrade project will triple the existing trunk capacity of the system, enabling SEA-ME-WE 4 to support the increased broadband traffic requirements along the route. Owned and operated by 16 international telecommunications carriers with 16 landing points. Fujitsu had the turnkey responsibility of designing and laying for Segment 1, linking Singapore to Mumbai. The network's capacity was subsequently doubled in the third quarter of 2007.
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