Manatua Consortium Approves Start of Cable Lay

Manatua Consortium Summit Gives Green Light to Start Cable Lay SubCom Press Release November 7, 2019 New submarine cable system will be the first in Cook Islands and Niue Unique international collaboration to transform regional speed, resilience and affordability Landings in Tahiti and Bora Bora, French Polynesia; Rarotonga & Aitutaki in Cook Islands; Niue and [...]

Cable Landing Station Underway for Cook Islands

Cooks Submarine Cable Landing Station Underway By Radio New Zealand November 6, 2019 There was a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday in the Cook Islands for a landing station for the Manatua One Polynesian Submarine cable. The 3700 kilometre long cable will provide internet connectivity for both Rarotonga and Aitutaki. The landing station will house [...]

Manatua Cable Manufacture Passes Halfway Mark

Manatua Cable Manufacture Passes Halfway Mark Avaroa Cable Limited Press Release August 6, 2019 Cable manufacture on track for September completion and to be live by May 2020 Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Avaroa Cable Ltd confirms today that manufacture of the 3600km Manatua Cable is now well advanced having passed the halfway mark. The advanced [...]

Vessel Departs after Successful Survey for Cooks Islands

Vessel Departs after Successful Survey for New Internet Connectivity for Cooks Islands Avaroa Cable Limited Press Release May 26, 2019 Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Survey work has been successfully completed in Cook Islands waters for the 3500km route of the Manatua - One Polynesia fibre optic cable.  As well as Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the [...]

Survey Work Starts on Manatua Cable Project

Survey Work Starts on Manatua Cable Project By Cook Islands News May 13, 2019 Work has commenced on the detailed marine survey for the 3500km route of the Manatua - One Polynesia fibre optic cable.  As well as Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, the new cable will also connect Samoa, Niue, and Tahiti [...]

NZ Boosts Infrastructure Funding For Cook Islands

By Radio New Zealand June 15, 2017 The New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has made his first funding announcements on his three-nation Polynesia tour, committing just under $US11 million towards a submarine cable between Samoa and French Polynesia. Speaking in Rarotonga at a press conference with Cook Island prime minister, Henry Puna, Mr English [...]

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