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Kacific reconnects ASTCA network to Ofu Island in American Samoa

Tuesday 5 May 2020 | 07:21 CET | News
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 people. The eastern island of Ofu, part of the Manu'a group, suffered a cable outage in March. Although Ofu is connected with a subsea cable system to American Samoa's main island 100 km away, 2 of the three branches of the looping cable system serving the Manu'a group were damaged by rough seas in separate incidents two weeks and 90 km apart. To restore service, ASTCA implemented a backup satellite option provided by Kacific.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Kacific
Countries: Samoa
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