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Tonga Cable taps Alcatel to build undersea cable link

Thursday 10 May 2012 | 12:21 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by Tonga Cable to deliver an undersea cable link between the Kingdom of Tonga and its neighbour Fiji, bringing to the Tongan islands broadband services such as streaming video and internet access to residents and tourists alike. The 837-km link with Fiji will provide Tonga with access to the Southern Cross Cable, the main trans-Pacific link between Australia and the United States. It will boost connectivity and substantially increase the availability of broadband services for Tonga's 100,000 residents. Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: NOKIASUS-20401-Newsfeed / Tonga Cable
Countries: Fiji / Tonga
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