Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Global Data Centres (NTT GDC) achieved a new milestone as it landed the Myanmar/Malaysia India Singapore Transit (MIST) subsea cable in Chennai. The MIST cable is India’s first 12 fibre pair capacity system with a bandwidth of 200 terabytes per second. The company stated that it is one of the largest bandwidth submarine cables in the Asia-Pacific region. The MIST cable in runs over 8,100 km and covers Malaysia, India, Singapore and Thailand.

According to NTT GDC, the successful landing in Chennai actualises its goal of connecting its large-scale data centres in Singapore, Myanmar and India. Chennai will play a crucial role in enabling improved connectivity and seamless data transfer as the city’s location makes it the ideal hub for data transmission between different regions.