Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable

Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet April 20, 2018 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that a telecommunications subsea cable between the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Australia will go live at the end of 2019. In a joint statement with Solomon Islands Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela, Turnbull said [...]

Australia Takes Over Solomon Islands Cable

Australia Takes Over Solomon Islands Cable By David Wroe, The Sydney Morning Herald January 26, 2018 Australia's spy agencies were so concerned about the security and strategic risks posed by a plan for Chinese firm Huawei to build an internet cable linking the Solomon Islands to Sydney that the Turnbull government will now largely pay [...]

Australia Welcomes Solomons’ Commitment To Cable Project

By Radio New Zealand November 27, 2017 Australia has welcomed the announcement by Solomon Islands' new prime minister that he is committed to a proposal for a submarine internet cable which was announced prior to the overthrow of the previous administration. Rick Hou made the assurances in a speech to the Solomon Islands people shortly [...]

2017-11-27T10:10:54+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , |

Solomons PM Vows To Take On Undersea Cable

By Aatai John, Solomon Star News November 16, 2017 NEWLY elected Prime Minister Rick Hou assures the nation that he will pursue the undersea cable project with the new arrangement offered by Australia. Delivering his speech after the announcement of his victory as the new Prime Minister following a secret ballot vote election in parliament [...]

2017-11-16T11:22:07+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , |

Solomon Islands To Look At Australian Cable Offer

By Radio New Zealand November 14, 2017 Solomon Islands is set to ditch its agreement with a Chinese company for an internet cable in favour of an Australian offer. In July, Huawei said it had signed a $US53 million project contract with the Manasseh Sogavare-led government to build a submarine cable between Honiara and Sydney. [...]

2017-11-14T10:28:43+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Solomons Government ‘Committed’ To Huawei Cable Despite ‘Concerns’

By Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation August 10, 2017 The Solomon Islands Government says it is committed to providing high speed internet submarine cable for the country, ahead of Prime Minister Sogavare’s trip to Australia next week. The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet said the Prime Minister was positive that matters would be resolved [...]

2017-08-11T13:30:05+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Solomon Islands Signs MoU With Huawei Marine For New Cable

By Pasifik July 4, 2017 THE Solomon Islands has struck a memorandum of understanding with Huawei International which will see it begin deployment of the Solomon Submarine Cable system. The Solomons government  located near Papua New Guinea and Australia, appointed Huawei as the main turnkey supplier for the cable, which will link Sydney to Honiara [...]

2017-07-06T05:02:08+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Solomon Islands And Huawei Signs Project

By One Papua New Guinea June 27, 2017 The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Board of the Solomon Submarine Cable (SSC) has announced the start of the deployment of the long-anticipated submarine cable system with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding and Co-operation between the Solomon Islands Government and Huawei International in Honiara. [...]

2017-06-29T03:55:13+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |