44172-022: Tonga-Fiji Submarine Cable Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The Tonga-Fiji Submarine Cable Project will provide a submarine fiber optic cable system linking Tonga to Fiji where an existing international submarine cable system will provide onward cost-effective access to the rest of the world. This will provide substantially higher initial capacity of 10 Gpbs and reduce international connectivity costs by at least 50%. The submarine cable system will stimulate increased take-up of broadband internet, and lower the cost of telecommunications services. ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 0256
|Approval Date||23 Aug 2011|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||9,700|
Information and communication technology
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Drivers of Change||
Private sector development (PSD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
Indigenous People: C
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