Manatua consortium completes 3600 km cable deployment across South Pacific

Tuesday 25 February 2020 | 11:37 CET | News
Telecommunications executives from the four partner organisations behind the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable have confirmed that the cable lay operations have been completed. Cable Ship SubCom Reliance's team has placed the 3600 km cable on the seabed of the South Pacific. Starting in Apia, Samoa, further cable landings in Niue, Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, and Bora Bora and Tahiti in French Polynesia, were completed from November 2019 through to January 2020.

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Countries: Oceania, Pacific
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