Washington: BW digital & Telin partner up on a portion of Hawaiki Nui subsea system

May 16, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

BW Digital and PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) have signed a memorandum of understanding in Washington DC this week to team up on constructing the 10,000km Hawaiki Nui 1 cable, which will be part of the wider 26,000km system. The Hawaiki Nui 1 cable will link Australia, Indonesia, and Singapore, with branches to the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Timor Leste.

“BW Digital is pleased to forge a strategic alliance with Telin to deliver Hawaiki Nui 1 submarine cable and serve the ever-growing capacity requirements between Australia, Indonesia, and Singapore,” said Ludovic Hutier, CEO of BW Digital.

Budi Satria Dharma Purba, CEO of Telin, added: “Over the next five years, there is a healthy growth in data center capacity across Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Through our partnership with BW Digital and as part of our overall seven systems of ICE subsea cable, we aim to bridge the connectivity gap between data centers across these nations and shape the future of the Asia Pacific subsea landscape.”