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Hawaiki upgrades US connectivity with Ciena submarine network equipment

Published 16 Jun 2020 08:40 CET | Oceania, Pacific, United States

Hawaiki has announced it has upgraded its Oregon point-of-interconnect on the US West Coast, deploying Ciena's GeoMesh submarine network equipment leveraging Waveserver Ai to ...

Hawaiki, ASH, ASTCA launch broadband alliance in Pacific

Published 28 May 2020 07:09 CET | Oceania, Pacific

Hawaiki Submarine Cable, American Samoa Telecommunications Authority (ASTCA) and American Samoa Hawaii Cable (ASH) have set up a broadband alliance dedicated to boosting ...

Asia-Pacific IT spending to fall 1.3% in 2020 - IDC

Published 18 May 2020 12:22 CET | Asia, Oceania, Pacific

IT spending in the Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan - APeJ) is now expected to drop by 1.3 percent in 2020 as Covid-19 continues to challenge markets, according to IDC. This ...

Docomo Pacific donates 30 connected smartphones to University of Guam students

Published 14 Apr 2020 11:29 CET | Guam, Oceania, Pacific

Docomo Pacific reports it has donated 30 smartphones with mobile connection to students of the University of Guam. To comply with COVID-19 social distancing measures, schools ...

Sensoterra, NNNCo partner to bring low-cost soil moisture monitoring to farmers in AsiaPac

Published 19 Mar 2020 14:33 CET | Asia, Oceania, Pacific

Sensoterra entered a partnership with Australian LoRaWAN network operator National Narrowband Network (NNNCo) to empower farmers, agricultural organisations and Councils in ...

Docomo Pacific offers unlimited data, bill payment relief during coronavirus spread

Published 17 Mar 2020 10:46 CET | Guam, Oceania, Pacific

Docomo Pacific has announced it will remove data caps and will also offer payment relief "to keep the Marianas connected". For the next 30 days, Docomo Pacific is removing ...

Kacific1 Broadband Services start across Asia Pacific

Published 09 Mar 2020 12:57 CET | Asia, Oceania, Pacific

Kacific Broadband Satellites' first communications satellite, Kacific1, entered commercial service and is ready to support customers across Asia Pacific. Designed and ...

Kacific completes first mobile backhaul test on Kacific1 HTS satellite in Pacific Islands

Published 27 Feb 2020 11:13 CET | Asia, Oceania, Pacific

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group reports it has successfully conducted "the first Geo-Stationary Ka-band mobile backhaul test in the Pacific Islands". The 10-minute call ...

Manatua consortium completes 3600 km cable deployment across South Pacific

Published 25 Feb 2020 11:37 CET | Oceania, Pacific

Telecommunications executives from the four partner organisations behind the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable have confirmed that the cable lay operations have been completed. ...

Hawaiki to provide REANNZ with additional cable capacity

Published 20 Feb 2020 09:31 CET | Australia, New Zealand, Oceania, Pacific

Hawaiki Submarine Cable and Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ) have signed an agreement to provide the country's peak research network with ...

Hawaiki to power Tomoo cable deployment in New Caledonia

Published 02 Dec 2019 09:01 CET | Oceania, Pacific

Hawaiki Submarine Cable has signed a contract with SCCI, a carrier recently incorporated in New Caledonia. Under the terms of the agreement, Hawaiki and SCCI will deploy the ...

Nokia marks 50 5G commercial contracts with wins at Docomo Pacific, Spark

Published 19 Nov 2019 14:56 CET | New Zealand, Oceania, Pacific

Under the Docomo contract, Nokia is enabling commercial 5G services for enterprise customers on the islands of the Marianas. Nokia said it already played a key role in the ...

Manatua Consortium summit gives green light to start cable lay

Published 14 Nov 2019 09:26 CET | Oceania, Pacific

A meeting of Manatua Consortium leaders approved the final stages of planning for the installation of the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable. The detailed installation plans were ...

DXN to supply cable landing stations for Southern Cross Next system in Pacific region

Published 06 Nov 2019 11:51 CET | Oceania, Pacific

Pre-fabricated modular data centre specialist DXN has signed a contract worth AUD 2.4 million with Southern Cross Cable to supply modular cable landing stations in the ...

Guam's iConnect launches consumer eSIM service using 10T Tech platform

Published 19 Sep 2019 13:34 CET | Guam, Oceania, Pacific

10T Tech, an eSIM products company based in Hong Kong, and Guam's mobile network operator iConnect launched Guam's first digital eSIM activation service using 10T Tech's GSMA ...

Access Networks appointed as prime distributor of Proxim Wireless for New Zealand, Pacific Islands

Published 22 Aug 2019 09:41 CET | New Zealand, Oceania, Pacific

Proxim Wireless appointed Access Networks as a specialist distributor of Proxim Wireless products for the New Zealand and Pacific Islands region. Access Networks said ...

Docomo Pacific to launch VoLTE across Marianas

Published 20 Aug 2019 13:37 CET | Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania, Pacific

Docomo Pacific officially launched VoLTE, bringing crisper, clearer voice calls to Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Docomo Pacific customers with VoLTE enabled devices ...

Cataleya provides voice switching, analytics service to Tuvalu island operator

Published 11 Jul 2019 09:51 CET | Oceania, Pacific

Tuvalu island operator Tuvalu Telecom has selected Cataleya to power its voice services offering. Cataleya will provide Tuvalu Telecom with voice switching and analytics ...

Kacific powers Samoa's Pacific Satellite Connectivity Project

Published 17 Jun 2019 10:20 CET | Oceania, Pacific, Samoa

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) is working with the Office of the Regulator (OOTR) of Samoa and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on the Pacific ...

Access Networks to distribute Kerlink LoRaWAN products in NZ, Pacific Islands

Published 07 Jun 2019 11:25 CET | New Zealand, Oceania, Pacific

Kerlink and Access Networks, which provides networking, wireless, and IoT services throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, have signed a distribution agreement for ...

Digicel hands out free tickets to Buju Banton concert

Published 22 Feb 2019 17:59 CET | Oceania, Pacific

Digicel Pacific is offering hundreds of tickets to the 'Long Walk to Freedom' Buju Banton concert. Four Digicel customers will each win one a VIP Experience to the concert ...

Docomo Pacific contributes USD 8 million for families affected by Super Typhoon Yutu

Published 18 Jan 2019 09:51 CET | Oceania, Pacific

Docomo Pacific and its customers, community and business partners have made a contribution to families affected by Super Typhoon Yutu. Through a collective effort, Docomo ...

RingCentral appoints Hughes as Regional SVP for Asia Pacific

Published 06 Dec 2018 09:56 CET | Asia, Oceania, Pacific

RingCentral appointed Peter Hughes as Regional SVP for Asia Pacific (APAC). Hughes will be based at RingCentral's regional headquarters in Sydney, Australia. Prior to joining ...

SubCom to power Manatua submarine cable system deployment

Published 21 Nov 2018 12:59 CET | Oceania, Pacific

SubCom and the Manatua Consortium have announced that the contract is in force for the supply and installation of the Manatua submarine cable system. The Manatua Consortium ...

Kacific-1 satellite enters initial testing stage

Published 05 Nov 2018 06:30 CET | Oceania, Pacific, Vanuatu

The Boeing satellite factory has announced that the Kacific-1 satellite construction has moved into initial testing stages. The satellite is owned by Kacific, a private ...