VU-FJ Cable project update 29/10/13

Vanuatu – Fiji Subsea cable project remains on track to achieve 15th Jan 2014 Ready For Service Date. Construction of the cable landing station facility in Port Vila is complete, and Alcatel is scheduled to commence dry plant electronic installation at this facility on 1 Nov 2013. ASN’s Cable transport ship has arrived in Fiji, and transfer of the cable to the ASN cable laying ship “Isle De Re” is likely to commence on 5 Nov. Interchange bandwidth capacity presales has received a boost with the recent signing of a significant bandwidth IRU with emerging Vanuatu ISP “Can’l”.