Tonga's domestic fibre optic telecommunications cable was torn apart by tremendous forces and deeply buried under volcanic debris on the ocean floor. It may take up to a year to fix. Tonga Cable Ltd. is looking worldwide for anyone with a 110km spare cable, but it may have to be specially manufactured and delivered from France. It was one of two cables broken during the Jan. 15 eruption.
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Tuesday 1 March 2022
Wednesday 3 September 2014
Digicel Group called for a new submarine fibre optic cable to connect 12 Pacific Islands to Sydney, at a Private Sector Forum of the UN Conference on Small Island Developing States, in Samoa on August 31.
Thursday 15 May 2014
A ground breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the laying of a submarine fiber optic telecommunication cable from Tongatapu to Vava'u was officiated by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano in Neiafu, Vava'u yesterday, 14 May.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Tonga’s multi-million pa'anga high speed internet which is guaranteed to be cheap went live today after King Tupou VI commissioned the submarine fibre optic cable, at the Tonga Cable Ltd station in Sopu.