Solomon Islands Undersea Cable Live by Feb 2020

Solomon Islands Undersea Cable to Go Live February: Deputy PM TCSI Press Release October 25, 2019 (TCSI): Solomon Islands are expected to start using high speed internet in February 2020. This is according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure Development, Manasseh Maelanga. Speaking to the local media, the Deputy Prime Minister gave no [...]

2019-10-25T10:38:01-04:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Coral Sea Cable System Final Splice Completed

Final Splice of Coral Sea Cable System Completed By Sam Varghese, ITWire September 30, 2019 The Vocus Group has completed the final splice of the 4700km Coral Sea Cable System which provides a fibre optic link between Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. A statement from the company said the final splice was [...]

Coral Sea Submarine Cable Lands in Sydney

Coral Sea Cable Lands in Sydney By Radio New Zealand August 28, 2019 A fibre optic cable linking Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands to Australia is being laid on a Sydney beach this morning. Today's landing of the 4700-kilometre long cable at Tamarama Beach will be / has been overseen in a ceremony attended [...]

2019-08-28T09:59:05-04:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

NPF Reveals Investment in Coral Sea Internet Cable

NPF Reveals Investment in Coral Sea Internet Cable By Solomon Star July 24, 2019 THE cost of the Coral Sea submarine cable will be met by both the Australian Government (two-third) and the National Provident Fund (SINPF) (one-third). Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted this during the recent launch of the commencement of cable laying ceremony [...]

Coral Sea Cable Installed in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

A 4,700km Coral Sea Cable System Is Installed in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands By Abigail Opiah, Data Economy July 16, 2019 Internet service provider firm Vocus Group has announced that the 4,700km Coral Sea cable system it constructed has now been installed at the landing sites at both Papua New Guinea and the [...]

Coral Sea Cable Installation Commences

Coral Sea Cable Installation Commences By Solomon Times July 11, 2019 The Australian and Solomon Islands Governments has announced that the installation of the Coral Sea Cable will commence this weekend in Solomon Islands. The Coral Sea Cable is a 4,700km long fibre optic undersea telecommunications cable linking Australia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. [...]

2019-07-11T10:48:48-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Coral Sea Cable Begins Journey from Port Moresby

Coral Sea Cable Begins Journey from Port Moresby By Solomon Times July 4, 2019 The laying of a 4,700km long high-speed internet cable connecting Australia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands has begun in Port Moresby. Papua New Guinea Data welcomed the start of work on the Coral Sea Cable in Port Moresby. The company's [...]

Political Stability Boosts Mobile Penetration in Solomon Islands

Political Stability Boosts Mobile Penetration in Solomon Islands – R&M By James Barton, Developing Telecoms June 12, 2019 In recent years, the Solomon Islands have stabilised both politically and economically and this, along with improvements to mobile infrastructure has led to a sharp rise in mobile penetration. According to a new report from Research & [...]

Solomon Islands Undersea Cable Project Underway

Solomon Undersea Cable Project Set to Commence By Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation April 19, 2019 The vessel to delivery the country's undersea cable system is scheduled to make its way to the Pacific this weekend. That's according to Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Submarine Cable Ltd, Keir Preedy. He said the completed undersea cable systems, [...]

Submarine Cable Project Starts in Solomon Islands

Cable Project Starts in Solomon Islands By Andrew Fanasia, Solomon Star February 6, 2018 Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has joined Caretaker Prime Minister Rick Hou in a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the commencement of the next phase of Coral Sea Cable System construction in Honiara, Solomon Islands on Tuesday. The ground breaking ceremony took [...]

2019-02-06T14:45:04-05:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |