Continued… Part XV – Cable Landing Stations/Sites in Malaysia (East Malaysia)

I’ve to date discussed the landing sites (cable landing stations) in Peninsula Malaysia (West Malaysia) that can be summarized as follows:

  • Northern Region has 8 cable landing stations
  • Western/Central Region has 5 cable landing stations
  • Southern Region has 9 cable landing stations
  • Eastern Region has 7 cable landing stations
  • Total 29 out of 37 numbers of the landing sites (cable landing stations) in Malaysia have been discussed

Today, I’ll continue the list of the landing sites (cable landing stations) in the East Malaysia that consists of 3 states as follows:

State of Sarawak

Number of landing site (cable landing station) is 3

1st landing site (cable landing station) is Bintulu

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysia Domestic (Miri – Bintulu) – (169km route length)

2nd landing site (cable landing station) is Kuching

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 2

1. Malaysia Domestic (Kuching – Miri – Labuan) – (1,150km route length)

2. Malaysia Domestic (Mersing – Kuching) – (888km route length)

3rd landing site (cable landing station) is Miri

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 2

1. Malaysia Domestic (Kuching – Miri – Labuan) – (1,150km route length)

2. Malaysia Domestic (Miri – Bintulu) – (169km route length)

State of Federal Territory of Labuan

Number of landing site (cable landing station) is 2

1st landing site (cable landing station) is Labuan

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 2

1. Malaysia Domestic (Kuching – Miri – Labuan) – (1,150km route length)

2. Malaysia Domestic (Labuan – Kota Kinabalu) – (135km route length)

2nd landing site (cable landing station) is Tanjung Aru

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Domestic – CELCOM – (30km route length)

State of Sabah

Number of landing site (cable landing station) is 3

1st landing site (cable landing station) is Kota Kinabalu

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 4

1. ASEAN (Kuantan – Kota Kinabalu) – (1,500km route length)

2. Malaysia Domestic (Kuantan – Kota Kinabalu) – (1,570km route length)

3. Malaysia Domestic (Labuan – Kota Kinabalu) – (135km route length)

4. Philippines-Malaysia – (1,000km route length)

2nd landing site (cable landing station) is Tanjung Aru

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. BMP – (1,518km route length)

3rd landing site (cable landing station) is Tanjung Liba

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Domestic – CELCOM – (30km route length)

ACRONYMS

  • ASEAN = Association of South East Asian Nations
  • BMP = Brunei-Malaysia-Philippines

Source:  Kidorf Innovative Methods

To be continued… Part XVI – Cable Landing Stations/Sites in Malaysia (Summary)


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