Yahoo! chooses BIG for Trans-Pacific Subsea Connectivity 

May 11, 2017 11:00 AM UTC

Brunei International Gateway (BIG) is delighted to have been chosen recently as a key communications service provider to Yahoo! Inc. for their high-bandwidth Asia Pacific requirements. BIG is immensely proud to join the ranks of distinguished service providers supporting Yahoo! global network business objectives and BIG looks forward to greater cooperation with Yahoo! providing cost effective communications solutions coupled with a flexible, responsive approach to help Yahoo! deliver on its critical business objectives in Asia.

“It was a great pleasure to work with BIG team who is extremely responsive and pleasant to work with,” said Mehmet Akcin Director of Global Infrastructure Planning and Acquisitions Group of Yahoo!.

Steve Stretch, CEO of BIG, confirmed the strong and effective working relationship between BIG and Yahoo saying “The Yahoo! global network infrastructure team demonstrated exceptional attention to detail for diversity in their connectivity requirements, true to their passion to keep people connected.”


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About Brunei International Gateway Sdn. Bhd 

Brunei International Gateway (BIG) based in Brunei Darussalam is a joint venture company between Brooketon Sendirian Berhad and telecommunication providers Telekom Brunei Berhad and DST International Sdn Bhd. Launched in 2009 BIG has a significant investment in multiple, high-bandwidth fibre optic submarine cable systems including Asia America Gateway (AAG): a 20,000-km cable system linking South East Asia with the US via Hawaii and Guam, with tributaries into Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Philippines and Thailand; South East Asia Japan Cable (SJC): a 8,986 km cable system linking Brunei Darussalam with the Philippines, Singapore, Japan, China and Hong Kong; FASTER: a 11,600km cable system linking Taiwan, Japan and the US; and UNITY: a 9,600km cable system linking Japan and the US.

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