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Chamber targets Manatua cable design flaws

Saturday 18 August 2018 | Written by Jaimie Keay | Published in Technology

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Chamber targets Manatua cable design flaws
The Hawaiki cable, which opened in July, connects New Zealand with Australia, the Pacific and the US. Its arrival has meant faster, better internet for consumers and businesses. 18081735

Design flaws mean the plan to connect the Manatua cable through Samoa, using the Samoan-owned Tui Cable and Fiji, and then onto the Southern Cross cable will provide bandwidth to the Cook Islands at around $161 a month per Mbs for a 1Gbps lease for three years.

Design flaws mean the plan to connect the Manatua cable through Samoa, using the Samoan-owned Tui Cable and Fiji, and then onto the Southern Cross cable will provide bandwidth to the Cook Islands at around $161 a month per Mbs for a 1Gbps lease for three years.


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