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Digicel Samoa completes WST 2.5 million LTE network upgrade

Published 21 Sep 2020 14:10 CET | Samoa

Digicel Samoa has completed a WST 2.5 million network upgrade. Digicel also reports that all its sites are now 100 percent on LTE. The first phase of the upgrade project ...

Kacific reconnects ASTCA network to Ofu Island in American Samoa

Published 05 May 2020 07:21 CET | Samoa

Kacific has announced it has reconnected the ASTCA network to the island of Ofu in American Samoa. American Samoa in the South Pacific has a population of around 55,000 ...

Hawaiki Submarine Cable powers HoloCampus 3D telepresence platform launch

Published 21 Aug 2019 11:23 CET | Samoa

American Samoa-based educational institution ASCC has launched a digital platform that will stream 3D holograms of UH academics to deliver classes and engage with ASCC ...

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 ...

ATH completes payment for Bluesky acquisition

Published 26 Feb 2019 10:22 CET | Cook Islands, Samoa

Amalgamated Telecom (ATH) has announced that the final payment of USD 43.5 million for Amper's shares in the Bluesky Group was made upon fulfilment of all condition ...

ATH receives FCC approval for Bluesky transaction

Published 22 Nov 2018 14:48 CET | Samoa, United States

ATH has announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted ATH's and Amper's joint applications for the transfer of control of AST Telecom, DBA Bluesky; ...

ATH, Amper to negotiate further assurances with Team Telecom

Published 06 Aug 2018 15:19 CET | Samoa, United States

ATH has provided an update on the acquisition of Bluesky and the US approval process. ATH and Amper have agreed to negotiate further assurances with Team Telecom related to ...

TE SubCom to build new cable depot in Samoa

Published 05 Feb 2018 08:17 CET | Samoa

Samoa Submarine Cable Company (SSCC) and TE SubCom announced that TE SubCom will construct a new submarine cable depot in the Port of Apia, Samoa to service and maintain more ...

Samoa approves Bluesky transfer from Amper to ATH

Published 07 Jul 2017 09:43 CET | Samoa

Fiji government-backed group Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH) has announced it has received regulatory approval for change of control of Bluesky Samoa from Amper to ATH. ...

Flexenclosure to deploy cable landing stations in Samoa

Published 01 Mar 2017 09:57 CET | Samoa

Telecom infrastructure provider Flexenclosure has received an order for two of its eCentre data centre services from Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC). They will ...

Samoa Cable starts submarine cable landing station build

Published 08 Feb 2017 10:13 CET | Samoa

The Samoa Submarine Cable Company has started the construction of the Tui-Samoa Submarine cable landing station at Vaivase-Tai. The Tui-Samoa cable is an eight terabit system ...

O3b, Digicel Samoa boost broadband capacity for GCF Meeting

Published 13 Dec 2016 09:04 CET | Samoa

O3b Networks has signed an agreement with Digicel to increase broadband capacity to support the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Convention & Board Meeting, being held in Apia, Samoa ...

Samoa joins CTO as full member country

Published 13 Sep 2016 13:57 CET | Samoa, World

Pacific island and Commonwealth country Samoa joined the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) as Full Member Country. The country's decision was conveyed to ...

O3b backs Digicel's LTE service launch in Samoa

Published 18 Jul 2016 16:01 CET | Samoa

O3b Networks is supporting Digicel Samoa's LTE services by providing core connectivity services to Digicel Samoa through the O3b satellite enabled network. Digicel has been ...

Bluesky supports Amper's South Pacific business sale

Published 05 Jul 2016 10:01 CET | Cook Islands, Fiji, New Zealand, Samoa

Bluesky has announced it fully supports the decision of its parent company Amper to divest its South Pacific holdings. Amper signed a non-binding letter of intent to divest ...

Digicel Pacific upgrades network capacity with O3b

Published 20 May 2016 09:43 CET | Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa

O3b Networks has announced that Digicel Pacific has signed an agreement to upgrade its capacity in Papua New Guinea (PNG), as well as Nauru and Samoa. The expansion ...

Bluesky, ABS expand internet services across Samoa, Pacific

Published 28 Jan 2016 10:30 CET | Cook Islands, New Zealand, Samoa

ABS and Pacific operator Bluesky Pacific have signed a multi-transponder contract on ABS-6. The multi-year capacity deal will offer expanded satellite connectivity services ...

ADB grants USD 25 mln for Samoa-Fiji submarine cable

Published 30 Nov 2015 12:46 CET | Samoa

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 25 million grant for the deployment of a submarine cable between Samoa and Fiji. The cable system will be operated by ...

Samoa creates Submarine Cable Company, invests USD 49 mln

Published 02 Oct 2015 11:07 CET | Samoa

Samoa's government has established the country's first locally-owned submarine cable company. Investments in the project reach USD 49 million, Radio New Zealand reports, ...

Digicel Samoa ups capacity by 70% with O3b satellite network

Published 22 Sep 2015 10:06 CET | Samoa

O3b Networks has completed one full year of operation in providing trunking services to Digicel Samoa through the O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite network. Digicel has ...

World Bank offers USD 16 mln grant for Samoa cable project

Published 24 Jun 2015 13:27 CET | Samoa

Southern Cross Cable Network has announced that the World Bank approved a USD 16 million grant for the Samoa Connectivity Project. The project is expected to bring more ...

Digicel Samoa starts Rugby Time Top Up to Win promo

Published 20 Mar 2015 04:22 CET | Samoa

Digicel Samoa has introduced its 'Rugby Time Top Up to Win' promotion. Customers can enter the promotion by topping up their prepay accounts by WST 5, while postpaid ...

Digicel sponsors Samoa Special Olympics team

Published 20 Mar 2015 03:40 CET | Samoa

Digicel has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Samoa Special Olympics team. In addition to its WST 40,000 annual sponsorship this year, Digicel will also be providing ...

Digicel Samoa launches Back to School campaign

Published 19 Jan 2015 12:17 CET | Samoa

Digicel Samoa has introduced a Back to School campaign. Students can win cash scholarships, laptops, stationery vouchers, modems and data bundles. Prizes on offer are worth ...

Digicel Samoa launches self-service menu

Published 29 Aug 2014 23:37 CET | Samoa

Mobile operator Digicel Samoa has launched a new self-service menu for its subscribers. The new service will enable customers to check balance, data and voice bundles as ...

 




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