Successful Migration of 10Gbps Internet using Fibre Optics grid under Power Lines of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)
Digital Management and Development Centre (DMDC) Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) has successfully implemented 10Gbps Internet migration activity using Allo Technologies Sdn Bhd fibre networks led by Mr. Mohammad Taufik Saidina Omar as the Head of the Campus Networking Section. Letter of Acceptance (SST) for a new contract to supply 8Gbps Internet access for the first year and 10Gbps Internet for the second year, starting from 9th May 2022 until 8th May 2024 has been awarded to Tenaga Nasional Berhad subsidiary, Allo Technology Sdn Bhd (https://www.allo.my/ ).
The main features of this network is using fibre optics grid which is laid under power lines of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB). This line provides direct internet access from the Data Center, Pauh Putra Campus, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) connected through a Private Leased Line, an unshared, dedicated link directly into Allo Carrier Network System (ACNS) in Cyberjaya.
The final stages of migration started from Wednesday, 9th June 2022 and ended on Friday, 1st July 2022. The following are some pictures and technical diagrams of the operation.
This route is rated 3 hop with network latency reading of only 10 milliseconds to reach the Allo Tech router in Cyberjaya. With this successful installation, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) has become the first Malaysian university to use the services of Allo Carrier Network System (ACNS).