Vocus Communications | Australia Singapore Cable

Linking Australia & Asia with new Sub-sea Network infrastructure.

The Vocus Communications Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) was commissioned as Ready for Service on 14 September 2018.

The ASC is a 4,600km submarine cable system linking Perth, Western Australia, to Singapore, via Indonesia.

The four-pair fibre network can deliver up to 60Tbps of capacity and offer an approximate 30% reduction in latency from Sydney to Singapore compared to alternative routes.

The ASC, which is solely owned by Vocus Communications, extends the reach of the company’s 21,000km fibre network, delivering connectivity, bandwidth and reliability to consumers and business as the world becomes more data-driven.

100% Complete
Sept 2018 completion target

14 Sept 2018

Ready for Service!

July 2018

Segment commission.

May 2018

Cable main lay.

May 2018

Station installation.

March 2018

HDD and Land Cable Duct Run.

February 2018

Ship to sites.

November 2017

Equipment manufacture.

November 2017

Power Feed Equipment (PFE) manufacture.

November 2017

Cable manufacture.

February 2017

Design finalisation.

Key Features
4,600km cable length
Approx. 50 repeaters
4 Fibre Pairs
(100 Wavelengths per pair)
Up to 60Tbps total capacity
(100Gbit/s per wavelength)
24/7 monitoring
DC interconnects in Perth and Singapore