Reliance Jio the largest Telecom operator divulged that ,it is going to erect two largest International Submarine Cable System centred on India .
The India-Asia-Xpress (IAX) and the India-Europe-Xpress (IEX) are the two cables constructing by Jio.
The India-Asia-Xpress (IAX), will affix India eastbound to the Asia Pacific, and will elongates its connectivity from Mumbai and Chennai to Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.
Whereas the second cable, the India-Europe-Xpress (IEX) cable, will link India to alightings in Italy, the Middle East, and North Africa.
“Mathew Oommen, President, Reliance Jio said, “To meet the demands of Streaming Video, Remote Workforce, 5G, IoT, and beyond, Jio is taking a leadership role in the construction of the first of its kind, India-centric IAX and IEX subsea systems. Implementing these critical initiatives in the shadow of a global pandemic is a challenge, but the ongoing pandemic has only accelerated the digital transformation and the necessity of high-performance global connectivity for the delivery of a richer experience to enterprises and consumers.”
After connecting to the Asia Pacific and Europe, the two cables will also be affix to Reliance Jio’s global fibre network, by this mechanism it will also expand its connection to both the east and west coast of the US.
These systems provide a high capacity with high speed connection which is more than 200Tbps of capacity which spanning over 16000Km . As per the opinion of Jio this method is carrying through by open system technology and wavelength switched RoADM/branching units.
The world’s top interchange points and tranquil centres for addendum of service were interlinked with the systems. IAX and IEX will boost the capability to access content and cloud services in and out of India for the consumers and enterprise users.
It is the first time in the chronicle of fiber optic submarine telecommunications, these systems place India at the centre of the international network map.
“The two systems are also connected to the Reliance Jio Global Fiber Network beyond Asia Pacific and Europe. IAX is expected to be ready for service mid-2023, while IEX will be ready for service in early 2024.”