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ASTCA chief executive officer, Lewis J. Wolman
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority (ASTCA) sharing with two other ASG entities, revenues earned from the Hawaiki cable capacity sale, adds an additional burden on ASTCA to operate, according to the authority’s chief executive officer, Lewis Wolman, who noted...
Tualauta Rep. Larry Sanitoa [
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Unable to get specific answers to questions dealing with the American Samoa Economic Development Authority’s 2018 bond series sale and tax exempt status of the bond being in default, Rep. Larry Sanitoa, on behalf of his Tualauta constituents and others, plan to take...
Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tuesday’s launching of a new digital platform 3D Hologram at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) has been labeled a “historic” moment in the territory, with ASCC president, Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato saying it’s “history in the making as we move forward in the...
American Samoa Dept. of Commerce logo
Pago Pago, AMAERICAN SAMOA — With American Samoa’s improved broadband infrastructure, through the Hawaiki fiber cable, the Commerce Department (DOC) is moving forward with two telecom projects — one of  them set to open later this year — with the goal of diversifying the local economic base. The...
ASTCA building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A draft copy of a proposed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the ASG, the American Samoa Economic Development Authority (ASEDA), and ASTCA was recently received by Samoa News. Although the draft indicates Jan. 31, 2019 as the MOA’s effective date, Samoa News has been...
American Samoa Executive Office Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Executive director of the American Samoa Employees' Retirement Fund (ASGERF) I'aulualo Faafetai Talia told Samoa News earlier this week that the Fund's board members have refused to accept an "Extinguishment Agreement" that calls for the termination of the Dec. 8, 2017...
Hawaiki Submarine Cable System route.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Unless the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority (ASTCA) and ASG are able to cough up $78.1 million to the American Samoa Government Employees' Retirement Fund, they cannot "fully own" the American Samoa branching unit of Hawaiki Cable. This is according to...
ASTCA building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga updated lawmakers — in his oral presentation of the State of the Territory Address in Samoan — on Hawaiki cable and thanked the ASG Employees' Retirement Fund board for their assistance and investment in securing it. Lolo says the government now...
Tualauta District #15 Representative-elect Larry Sanitoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tualauta District #15 Representative-elect Larry Sanitoa is "not surprised" that the American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority (ASTCA) defaulted on their lease payment of $4.25 million to the American Samoa Government's Employees' Retirement Fund (ASGERF) which was due...
Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Lolo Administration has asked the US Department of Interior to redirect federal Capital Improvement Project (CIP) monies to address Hawaiki cable “liability” and American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority’s (ASTCA) new products development. This is according to Lt....

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