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 [...]

Vocus, Australia Sign AU$137m Subsea Cable Contract

Vocus Scores AU$137m Subsea Cable Contract With Australian Government By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet June 19, 2018 Vocus has been awarded a AU$137 million contract by the Australian government to construct a telecommunications subsea cable system connecting Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. "Awarding the AU$136.6 million contract to delivery partner Vocus is a major [...]

2018-06-19T15:40:06-04:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Australia, Solomon Islands To Ink Cable Contract Today

Australia, Solomon Islands To Ink Huawei-Free Cable Contract Today By Richard Chirgwin, The Register June 13, 2018 Australia and the Solomon Islands will today ink a contract blocking Huawei from building the island nation's new submarine cable. The 4,000 km cable will connect the Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea and then to Australia. Huawei [...]

TE SubCom Announces The ICN2 Cable System CIF

TE SubCom Announces The ICN2 cable System Linking Vanuatu To Solomon Islands In Force TE SubCom Press Release May 31, 2018 EATONTOWN, New Jersey – TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company (NYSE: TEL) and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that a contract is in force to construct the ICN2 submarine [...]

2018-06-01T09:48:54-04:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2017-11-27T10:10:54-04:00November 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 [...]

2017-11-16T11:22:07-04:00November 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. [...]

2017-11-14T10:28:43-04:00November 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 [...]

2017-08-11T13:30:05-04:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |