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TE SubCom and Samoa Submarine Cable Company (SSCC) to build a new cable depot in Samoa to service the South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement (SPMMA)

On January 30, 2018, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

With support from the Government of Samoa, TE SubCom and SSCC will construct the new depot in the Port of Apia, Samoa. EATONTOWN, N.J., USA – January 28, 2018 – TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that the company…

Tui-Samoa submarine cable system reaches final splice stage, enhancing submarine connectivity across the Pacific islands

On December 27, 2017, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

Apia, Samoa, December 26, 2017 – Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC) and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, are pleased to announce the completion of the marine installation of the Tui-Samoa submarine cable system, with the final splice done today, 26th December 2017. As a result, Samoa, Fiji,…

Tui-Samoa submarine network lands in Apia, enhancing broadband connectivity across the Pacific islands

On November 1, 2017, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

Spanning more than 1,470 km, the Tui-Samoa system is set to strengthen Samoa’s domestic and international communication capabilities Apia, Samoa, November 01, 2017 – Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC) and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have landed on Monday the Tui-Samoa Cable in Apia and on its…

TUI-Samoa Submarine Cable Loading Is Underway

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

Apia, Samoa, July 20, 2017 – Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC) and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have begun the loading of the 1,470 km TUI-Samoa Cable. The cable is being loaded on a frigther in Calais, France, at ASN’s factory: the freighter will sail at the end of the…

Strengthening Partnerships For Samoa, Tokelau and Tuvalu

On April 7, 2017, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

PRESS RELEASE, COOK ISLANDS, 07 April 2017 – Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA) 2017 was a busy time for regional submarine cable connectivity negotiations, in addition to the announcement of the Manatua Cable consortium between French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Niue and Samoa. PITA 2017 also saw the Strengthening of ties…

Tui-Samoa Submarine Cable Route Survey Underway

On April 5, 2017, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

05 April, 2017 – Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC) and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have begun marine route survey for the 1,470 km TUI-Samoa Cable. The survey is due to end in early May 2017. Strengthening Samoa’s domestic and international connectivity, Tui-Samoa Cable will have landing points in Apia…

Samoa Submarine Cable Company Joins Southern Cross Next (SX Next)

On February 6, 2017, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

On 6 February 2017 in front of the Government, development partners and business community, Samoa Submarine cable company broke ground for the commencement of civil construction of the Tui-Samoa Submarine cable landing station at Vaivase-Tai. The Tui-Samoa cable is an 8 terabit system which will connect Samoa (Upolu and Savaii),…

The Territory of Wallis & Futuna and the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji, join the Tui-Samoa Cable family

On November 25, 2016, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

Samoa’s new Tui-Samoa Cable will span more than 1,470 km, connecting Samoa to Fiji with branching units to Wallis & Futuna and Vanua Levu, Fiji, enhancing fast, reliable and affordable internet services across the region. Apia, Samoa and Paris, France, 25 November 2016 – on 18 October 2016 Samoa Submarine…

Tui-Samoa submarine cable system on track to enhance broadband connectivity across the Pacific islands

On November 23, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

“This is a significant step for the Samoa Connectivity Project and the Government of Samoa’s commitment to deliver universal access and high speed broadband connectivity for all our people, which will open up opportunities for social and economic development.”

Samoa Submarine Cable Company and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks to enhance submarine connectivity across the Pacific islands

On October 21, 2016, Posted by , In Featured, With No Comments

Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC) and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have signed a turnkey contract to roll out a new submarine cable system named Tui-Samoa Cable, which will span more than 1,470 km, providing an advanced broadband highway for inclusive social and economic growth. Strengthening Samoa’s…