44172-012: Tonga-Fiji Submarine Cable Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed project will support the Government of Tonga to develop and operate a submarine fibre optic cable for communications. Complementing the due diligence activities by the World Bank and TCL, a project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is proposed to carry out sector analysis; gender, poverty and social analysis; and governance risk assessment as well as prepare other inputs required for the project. Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 44172-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7560
Approval Date 08 Jul 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 165
Geographical Location Tonga
Sector Information and communication technology
Subsector ICT infrastructure
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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