General – Cable Maintenance
LS Marine Solution has been selected as the submarine optical cable maintenance provider for the Asia-Pacific region.
The maintenance targets will be 19 submarine cable systems across the Asia-Pacific region, which stretch across approximately 85,000 km. The contract period will be five years from 2025 until 2029.
There are over 230 submarine cable systems connecting 200 countries worldwide. The major communication carriers in various countries sign regional agreements in Asia-Pacific, North America, the Atlantic, etc., to perform maintenance.
In the Asia-Pacific region, KT (Korea), AT&T (USA), KDDI (Japan), China Telecom (China), and other carriers have formed a consortium to select maintenance service providers through competitive bidding for contracts over five years.