By Radio New Zealand International

The Solomons Oceanic Cable Company says it will have a broadband network up and running in three of Solomon Islands major urban centres by March 2016.

The Chief Executive of SOCC, Robin Russell, says tenders for the project are already out and most of the worlds major network providers have registered.

Mr Russell says bidding will close on the 12th of December and a tentative start date for construction has been set for March 2015.

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