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 [...]

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EGS Completes Survey for Coral Sea Cable

EGS Completed Geophysical Survey of CS2 Subsea Cable Connecting Sydney to PNG and Solomon Island By EGS Survey November 28, 2018 The RV Northern Endeavour returned to Honiara today, marking the completion of its trip to Auki, Noro and Taro. The vessel has been in Solomon waters for close to a month, working in collaboration [...]

2018-11-28T15:28:16-04:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

XSite Modular Awarded Contract by SISCC

XSite Modular Awarded Contract by Solomon Islands Submarine Cable Company By Telecompaper October 16, 2018 XSite Modular was awarded a contract by Solomon Islands Submarine Cable Company (SISCC) to design and build four modular cable landing stations. The latest contract is one of many that were awarded to XSite in 2018, with additional contract awards [...]

New Cable To Boost Telecoms In PNG, Solomon Islands

New Submarine Cable To Boost Connectivity In Papua New Guinea And Solomon Islands By Fibre-Systems July 5, 2018 Vocus Group and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have signed a contract to deploy the Coral Sea Cable System – a new submarine cable designed to boost international connectivity and provide high speed telecommunications capacity to Papua New [...]