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: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Internet Cable Linking Australia, Solomon Islands In Doubt

Undersea Internet Cable Linking Australia, Solomon Islands In Doubt By Xinhua June 25, 2018 SYDNEY, June 25 (Xinhua) -- A 100-million-U.S. dollar submarine internet cable, which could potentially provide the Solomon Islands with high speed internet, is in dispute on Monday following complaints by local land owners. With compensation being demanded for use of their [...]

2018-06-28T13:59:51-04:00June 28th, 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 [...]

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 [...]