By RadioNZ.co.nz

A private company Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks have signed a contract to roll out a new submarine cable system named Tui-Samoa Cable.

The undersea cable will span more than 1,470 km, providing an advanced broadband highway.

Tui-Samoa Cable will have landing points in Apia, Tuasivi on Savaii island, and Suva, Fiji.

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