44382-022: Broadband for Development Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Under the project, the Asian Development Bank will support the development and operation of a submarine fiber optic communication cable system (SCS). The SCS will link Guadalcanal (landing in Honiara) and two domestic spurs linking Guadalcanal with Malaita (landing in Auki) and the Western Province (landing in Noro). Jointly, these provinces are home to roughly 72% of the population. The SCS will provide onward cost-effective broadband access to the rest of the world, which will boost ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 0304
Loan No. 2897
|Approval Date||25 Sep 2012|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||18,000|
|Geographical Location||Solomon Islands|
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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