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Friday Sep 5 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments

Digicel Group chairman, Denis O'Brien has called for the deployment of an undersea cable running from Papua New Guinea through the Pacific and back to Sydney, Australia to improve regional connectivity. Speaking at the Private Sector Forum of the United Nations Small Island Developing States conference last week, O'Brien proposed the creation of a public-private partnership to deploy a new subsea cable that would connect Papua New Guinea, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and Cook Islands , before reaching Australia .

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Australia, Micronesia, Travel, Federated States of Micronesia Travel, Vanuatu

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Digicel Calls for Public Private Partnerships to Build New Submarine...

The Private Sector Forum of the UN SIDS conference closed on Sunday with Digicel Chairman, Denis O'Brien , calling for an undersea cable from Papua New Guinea through the Pacific and back into Sydney to increase connectivity by providing access to broadband services for all - as well as asking for a new economic plan for heavily indebted Caribbean ... (more)

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Micronesia, Vanuatu

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Samoa News

New tourism brochures highlight...

A National Park of American Samoa Ranger during a clean-up at historic Blunt's Point, Tutuila, American Samoa.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, American Samoa Travel, American Samoa, World News, US National Parks, National Park Of American Samoa, US Military, US Navy, US News

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Anna.aero

Fiji country market growing at 4%; Fiji Airways is dominant serving...

Launched on 2 May, passengers on the first Fiji Airways flight from Sydney to Suva, the capital of Fiji, were given a commemorative scroll and other souvenirs marking the launch of twice-weekly flights.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia

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