NEXTDC partners with Superloop

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by Anna Napoli

Data centre operator, NEXTDC (ASX:NXT) has agreed terms with Superloop (ASX:SLC) to provide connectivity to the new INDIGO subsea cable system for both the NEXTDC data centres in Perth and Sydney.

Superloop will provide NEXTDC with optical layer connectivity to the INDIGO subsea cable which stretches 9200 kilometres between Singapore and Perth via Jakarta and onwards to Sydney.

The cable is being built by INDIGO consortium members Superloop, AARnet, Google, Indosat, Singtel/Optus and Telstra.

NEXTDC customers in Perth and Sydney will benefit from Asia Pacific 's shortest submarine route to Singapore.

The company says, the partnership provides its customers access to the most direct connectivity between Perth and Sydney and the fastest gateway to Singapore.

Shares in NEXTDC (ASX:NXT) are down 2.15 per cent to $6.36.

Anna Napoli

Finance News Network
Anna joined FNN February 2018 and also works with Channel 7 as a freelance producer. Anna has also worked as a lawyer and lecturer. She has also presented news updates for interstate news with Southern Cross Austereo.