Information Highway in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)

Details of the organization
China Telecommunications Corporation (China Telecom)
Business sector entities

Information about the project
Information Highway in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)
In order to strengthen communications as well as economic and trading relations between the Southeast Asian countries and China, China Telecom has proposed to build an information highway by connecting some proposed fiber optic cables with some existing cables in the Mekong River Basin so as to provide all kinds of telecom services.
Regional implementation
  • Asia and Pacific
Planned for future from to 
Major telecom operators in China, Burma, Laos, Viet Nam, Cambodia, and Thailand

WSIS information
* Information and communication infrastructure
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* International and regional cooperation
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Project
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No