PNG DataCo Lands Kumul Submarine Cable in East New Britain
May 14, 2020
PNG DataCo, with its partners, has landed the Kumul Submarine Cable (KSCN) in Kokopo, East New Britain, reports The National. PNG Dataco CEO Paul Komboi said the province would become a stakeholder to a massive infrastructure that is expected to transform telecommunication services in the country and open up opportunities for economic growth and development benefits including tourism.
KSCN is part of PNG DataCo’s broader objective to support the government’s ICT policy objectives by building, owning and operating a national broadband transmission network with point of presence and data centres. This is expected to facilitate, stimulate and foster social and economic development in the country through increased access and availability at affordable prices for essential broadband communications services.