Battle hots up between US and Chinese firms for slice of Asean's data centre market

Singapore is by far the largest data centre market in Asean. PHOTO: ST FILE
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BEIJING/WASHINGTON - Just before the Covid-19 virus emerged in 2019, work began on Facebook owner Meta's data centre in Singapore.

Construction is still under way, but when it is fully operational, the 170,000 sq m facility - costing US$1 billion (S$1.37 billion) - will have a power capacity of 150MW and will be Singapore's largest hyperscale data centre.

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