French Polynesia Discusses Cable With Chile

French Polynesia Discusses Cable With Chile By Radio New Zealand September 9, 2019 The French Polynesian president Edouard Fritch has been in discussions with Chile about linking up with a submarine cable. Mr Fritch discussed the concept with Chile's president Sebastian Pinera in Santiago. It follows Mr Fritch's talks on the project in Paris in [...]

2019-09-09T10:35:09-04:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Lighting Up the Pacific

Lighting Up the Pacific John Hibbard (top) and Paul McCann (bottom) By John Hibbard and Paul McCann July 22, 2019 Even the Smaller Countries Will Have a Submarine Cable 1. Introduction There are 22 small island countries and territories in the Pacific Region (the so-called PICs), a region which covers an area of [...]

2019-07-23T10:12:02-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]