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Cloudspace2 confirms HK as top data centre

Pacnet, the operator of Asia's largest privately owned submarine cable network, plans to accelerate development of new data centres across the region after yesterday launching a US$44 million facility in Tseung Kwan O.

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 12:00am

Pacnet to launch data centre in December

Pacnet, operator of Asia's largest privately owned submarine cable network, is spending US$44 million to launch its most advanced data centre in Tseung Kwan O in December.

'We are building this capability in Hong Kong to serve Asia's growing appetite for cloud-computing services,' said Bill Barney, Pacnet's chief executive.

29 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Undersea cable repairs delayed by nuclear crisis

International submarine cable operators face continued delays in repairing infrastructure damaged by last month's earthquake and tsunami, as the nuclear threat unfolds in Japan.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Reach Global cables hit by quake

Reach Global Services, a Hong Kong-based submarine cable and satellite systems operator, said a number of cables on which it owns capacity were affected by last week's earthquake in Japan. Its 21,000-kilometre, transpacific Japan-US Cable, for example, 'suffered several cuts that impacted Reach and all other users of that system', a spokesman said yesterday.

16 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Asia Netcom to build US$636m cable link

Submarine cable network operator Asia Netcom will invest up to US$636 million to build a trans-Pacific link to its East-Asia Crossing (EAC) system, adding more capacity to support the region's fragile undersea cable infrastructure.

16 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

All at sea

Wilfred Kwan Tai-lai, president and chief technology officer at undersea cable operator Asia Netcom, looked forward to a pleasant dinner at a fine restaurant on Boxing Day.

9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Public gets to know China

The first in a series of civic education exhibitions kicked off at Tseung Kwan O to promote a stronger sense of belonging to Hong Kong and a better under standing of the mainland among the public.

18 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Verbal warnings usually work

I refer to the letter headlined, 'In search of action against all-night noise' (South China Morning Post, March 1) concerning noise nuisances in Silverstrand after midnight.

12 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

New MTL chief named

Modern Terminals (MTL) has announced the appointment of Erik Bogh Christensen (left) as managing director, who will take over when Mark Leese retires in September after 15 years in the post.

Mr Christensen worked for the East Asiatic Co in Hong Kong and China between 1970 and 1990.

21 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Distribution firms eyed

EAST Asiatic Co (EAC) of Denmark, the controlling shareholder of EAC Hong Kong, is to acquire stakes in graphics distribution companies BTI Korea Co of South Korea and Modern Printing Equipment of Hong Kong.

9 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

EAC lifts profit 15.4pc

EAST Asiatic Co (Hong Kong) has announced a 15.4 per cent rise in profit before extraordinary items to $31.5 million for the six months to June 30. There was an extraordinary loss of $14.9 million from the closure of its transport agency business.

The dividend will be unchanged at three cents a share.

17 Aug 1993 - 12:00am