: Singtel Commences Construction Of Thailand Data Center

Feb 08, 2023 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Singtel, AIS, and Gulf recently broke ground on a new data facility in Thailand. This week, the firms revealed that the building of a new data center had begun near Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. The data center will be run by their partnership, GSA Data Center Company Limited (GSA). The 20 MW facility is expected to commence operations in 2025. 

GSA stands for Gulf Singtel AIS. GSA is owned by the energy company Gulf, the telecommunications company Singtel, and the local telecommunications company AIS in proportions of 40 percent, 35 percent, and 25 percent, respectively. Singtel revealed plans to build a new Southeast Asia-focused data center company in October 2021, commencing with a Thai partnership with Gulf Energy and AIS entering the collaboration in early 2022. 

Singtel is also collaborating with Telkom and Medco Power to construct a 51 MW data center in Indonesia. In addition to boosting capacity in Singapore, the business announced that it will construct a new 40 MW facility in Tuas, near the Tuas cable landing station. The Indonesian and Singaporean data centers are anticipated to launch in 2025.

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