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ADB grants USD 25 mln for Samoa-Fiji submarine cable

Monday 30 November 2015 | 12:46 CET | News
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 newly established locally-owned Samoa Submarine Cable Company (SSCC). The total project cost is estimated to reach USD 57.4 million. The cable will span 1,300 km and link Samoa's largest islands of Upolu and Savai'i to the Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) in Suva, Fiji. The deployment is scheduled for completion by March 2017.

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