From Dreams to Reality

From Dreams to Reality Surge in Subsea Cable Connectivity in the Pacific Islands By George Samisoni July 22, 2021 Introduction The small Pacific Island nations of Niue, Tokelau and Christmas Island each have a population of less than 2000. Niue is now connected to a subsea cable, whilst the Tokelau and Christmas Island will experience [...]

2021-07-22T10:54:36-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |

FCCC Reviews and Reduces Charges for FINTEL Cable Landing Station

FCCC Reviews and Reduces Charges for FINTEL Cable Landing Station By Pratika Mala, Fijivillage September 18, 2019 Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission says Fijians need to have affordable access to the internet no matter where they are which is why FCCC has reviewed and reduced charges for the FINTEL cable landing station. CEO Joel Abraham [...]

2019-09-19T07:27:53-04:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Fintel Secures Landing of Sub-sea Cable Gondwana-2

Fintel Secures Landing of Sub-sea Cable Gondwana-2 By Telecompaper April 4, 2019 Fiji International Telecommunications (Fintel) has announced it has secured landing of the sub-sea cable Gondwana-2. Securing the internet requires the installation of a second submarine cable that will be added to Gondwana1, which links Nouméa to Sydney since 2008. To this end, a [...]

Fintel To Invest USD 20 Mln In Southern Cross Next

By Telecompaper January 12, 2018 Fiji International Telecommunications announced plans to invest USD 20 million in the new submarine cable system Southern Cross NEXT. The project spearheaded by Southern Cross Cables will run from Sydney to Los Angeles connecting New Zealand, Fiji (Suva & Savusavu), Samoa, Kiribati and Tokelau. The total cost of the project is [...]

2018-01-12T10:46:46-05:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Southern Cross Next To Receive $20 Mil From FINTEL

By Manasa Kalouniviti, Fiji Times Online December 2, 2017 FIJI International Telecommunications Ltd (FINTEL) has committed an initial investment of $US20 million ($F41.9m) to the new submarine cable system, Southern Cross NEXT. "This not only boosts Fiji's status as the telecommunications hub of the Pacific, but future-proofing Fiji well beyond 2030, and ensuring there is [...]

2017-12-04T13:50:04-05:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |