SpeedCast expands fiber network in the Pacific

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Australia’s SpeedCast has spread its Tier 1 IP backbone into Vanuatu as part of its ongoing expansion plans in the Pacific region.
 
SpeedCast acquired additional fiber capacity on the new ICL-1 submarine cable, which will enable local service providers to supply high-speed connectivity across the island.
 
The company said this comes as the Pacific Island market is increasingly moving to fiber connectivity with growing as demand for bandwidth, 3G services and broadband.
 
Built, owned and operated by Interchange Cable, the cable runs from Fiji to Vanuatu. The cable provides additional capacity and speed for international traffic, making it a key “infrastructural improvement,” the company said.

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