Continued… Part XI – Cable Landing Stations/Sites in Malaysia

In my last post, I furnished a Facts & Figures table in relation to 20 active submarine cables networks that landed in Malaysia. The table includes the figures of 37 landing sites (cable landing stations) in all 14 states of Malaysia.

Today’s post onward, I’ll elaborate on the list of the landing sites (cable landing stations) in Malaysia. I’ll first start with the northern region of Peninsula Malaysia that consists of 3 states as follows:

State of Perlis

  • Number of landing site (cable landing station) is 1
    • Landing site (cable landing station) is Kuala Perlis
      • Number of submarine cable network landed here is 3

1. Malaysia Thailand West (75km route length)
2. Malaysian Domestic (Palau Langkawi – Kuala Perlis) (34km route length)
3. Malaysian Festoon (Kuala Muda – Kuala Perlis) (100km route length)

State of Kedah

  • Number of landing site (cable landing station) is 2
    • 1st landing site (cable landing station) is Kuala Muda
      • Number of submarine cable network landed here is 2

1. Malaysian Festoon (Kuala Muda – Kuala Perlis) (100km route length)
2. SAFE (11428km route length)

  • 2nd landing site (cable landing station) is Pulau Langkawi
    • Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Domestic (Palau Langkawi – Kuala Perlis) (34km route length)

State of Pulau Pinang (Penang)

  • Number of landing site (cable landing station) is 5
    • 1st landing site (cable landing station) is Juru, Seberang Prai Tengah
      • Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysia Power Cable (28km route length)

  • 2nd landing site (cable landing station) is Permatang Damar Laut
    • Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Festoon (Permatang Damar Laut – Seberang Prai) (10km route length)

  • 3rd landing site (cable landing station) is Pulau Pinang (Penang)
    • Number of submarine cable network landed here is 4

1. Malaysia Domestic (Penang – Seberang Jaya) (5km route length)
2. Malaysia Power Cable (28km route length)
3. Malaysia Power Cable (28km route length)
4. SEA-ME-WE-3 (Segment S4) (7115km route length)

  • 4th landing site (cable landing station) is Seberang Jaya
    • Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysia Domestic (Penang – Seberang Jaya) (5km route length)

  • 5th landing site (cable landing station) is Seberang Prai
    • Number of submarine cable network landed here is 2

1. Malaysian Festoon (Kuala Kurau – Seberang Prai) (50km route length)
2. Malaysian Festoon (Permatang Damar Laut – Seberang Prai) (10km route length)

ACRONYMS

  • SAFE = South Africa Far East
  • SEA-ME-WE a.k.a SMW = South East Asia – Middle East – Western Europe

Source:  Kidorf Innovative Methods

To be continued… Part XII – Cable Landing Stations/Sites in Malaysia (Western/Central Region)


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