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About the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) Cable System

On 27 April 2007, an agreement was signed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by major telecommunications-industry leaders spearheaded by 19 parties including AT&T Inc., Bayan, Bharti, BT Global Network Services, CAT Telecom, ETPI, FPT Telecom, the Government of Brunei Darussalam, PT Indosat, PLDT, Saigon Postel Corporation, StarHub, Telcotech, TELKOM Indonesia, Telstra, Telekom Malaysia, TNZL, Viettel, and VNPT to build the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) Cable System.

The AAG is a 20,000-km, high-bandwidth fiber optic submarine cable system that will connect Southeast Asia to the United States. It will provide connectivity between Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Hong Kong SAR, Philippines, Guam, Hawaii and the US West Coast and seamless interconnection with other major cable systems connecting Europe, Australia, other parts of Asia and Africa and will utilize the field-proven Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology to provide upgradeable, future-proof transmission facilities for telecommunications traffic.

The birth of the AAG will revolutionize high bandwidth delivery between Asia and the USA. Designed for broadband traffic, it will provide much-needed diversity in traditional routes to the US and ensure alternate routes, expanded capacity and high levels of service during potential disasters. The AAG Cable System is expected to carry commercial traffic by second quarter of 2009.

02.06.2015 07:08 AM

To all,

This is to inform you that our AAG NA domain, asia-america-gateway.com, is now pointing to our current website; below is our official web address for AAG Members.

http://www.asia-america-gateway.com

There will be no interruption of website services during this simultaneous transfer, both temporary or official URL will work seamlessly during this period. Hence, all on-line requests should be uninterrupted. However, the temporary URL, http://aag.bluewhaledesign.com.ph/ will be terminated by February 10, 2015, by then the official website is already propagated.

AAG NA’s new email address sender for the electronic messages is, electronic@asia-america-gateway.com and this e-mail will take effect today. Any e-mail sent to this address is automatically forwarded to aag_na@pldt.com.ph.

Kindly advise us if you encounter any difficulty accessing the NA website.

Thanks,

AAG NA

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