MCI Response to PQ on Enhancing Redundancy of Singapore's Undersea Cable Communications Networks
Parliament Sitting on 4 July 2023
QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
32. Dr Tan Wu Meng: To ask the Minister for Communications and Information whether the Ministry can provide an update on what measures are being taken to enhance the redundancy of Singapore’s undersea cable communications networks, including the preservation of adequate bandwidth for the internet and cloud computing access for essential services which include Singapore’s financial sector.
- The Member may refer to my parliamentary reply on 7 November 2022 on the measures taken to safeguard Singapore’s access to and the resilience of submarine cable networks1. To further support our growing bandwidth needs, we will allocate more space and landing resources for submarine cable operators.