Telekomunikasi Indonesia International Pte Ltd (Telin Singapore) has been awarded the first plot of land at Singapore's Data Centre Park (DCP) by Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) for the development of a data centre and telecommunication hub, announced the subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia on December 1.
To be built at DCP in Jurong on an 8,000-square meters plot of land, the new facility will strengthen Telin Singapore's infrastructure to support PT Telkom Indonesia's regional growth and its international network expansion, the company said in a statement.
Construction of the 20,000 square metres purpose-built data centre facility will start in 2015. The centre is expected to start supporting its customers in the 4th quarter of 2016.
"Telin Singapore Data Centre and Telecommunication Hub is an important and strategic investment that the Telkom Group has undertaken. This state-of-the-art data centre and telecommunication hub investment will help to propel Telkom Group to embrace its future growth strategy through borderless communication and virtualisation of services. We are very pleased and honoured to be the first company in Singapore to obtain this land allocation via Singapore Government's Data Center Park initiative," said Septika N Widyasrini, CEO of Telin Singapore.
To boost speed and provide low latency connectivity between Indonesia and Singapore, the Telin Data Centre and Telecommunication Hub will be connected directly to Indonesia via its wholly-owned submarine cable systems. These cable systems are robust and reliable with an extensive portfolio that offers global connectivity to Asia, the US and Europe.
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