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Hawaiki cable

Sen. Tuaolo Manaia Fruean
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority’s new proposal of $18.25 million in funds pending with the ASG Employees Retirement Fund is dependent on Legislative approval of an Administration proposed bill seeking to hike the local investment rate of the retirement fund...
Acting CEO Falaovaoto Sualevai (left) and board chairman, Sen. Fai’ivae Iuli Godinet
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa TeleCommunication Authority’s proposed fiscal year 2019 budget of more than $43 million in revenue includes over $18 million from the ASG Employees Retirement Fund that the authority has requested, but is not yet approved, according to information revealed...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In her power-point presentation at last Thursday’s official launching of the $29 million American Samoa branching unit of Hawaiki cable, ASTCA acting chief executive officer, Falaovaoto Sualevai said that the the ASG Employees' Retirement Fund (ASGERF) had invested in...
 ASTCA employees dancing
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Hawiki submarine cable sets the foundation for American Samoa’s future with improved services in areas such as education, telemedicine and e-commerce, proving new job opportunities for the territory, says Taiulagi Asuega, vice chair of the American Samoa...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With solid promise of “much faster internet connectivity” from now on, the American Samoa spur connecting to the Hawaiki submarine fiber optic cable went live yesterday, during the official launching ceremony where Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga dismissed one critic, who...
With the “ASTCA/Hawaiki” banner in the background, members of the Malaeloa Methodist Youth group perform
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  With the “ASTCA/Hawaiki” banner in the background, members of the Malaeloa Methodist Youth group performed, during the April 21 ceremony marking the official landing in American Samoa of the Hawaiki undersea fiber optic cable, which is now officially set for launching...
Pulelei’ite Li’amatua Tufele Jr [SN file photo]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chief Executive Officer of the American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority (ASTCA) Pulelei’ite Li’amatua Tufele Jr. passed away peacefully at the LBJ Medical Center early Friday evening. The news of Pulelei’ite’s death sent shockwaves across the territory. Over 100...
[l-r] ASTCA board chairman Sen. Fai’ivae Iuli Godinet; Hawaiki chief executive officer  Remi Galasso, and Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, on the rocky-shoreline of Fogagogo last Saturday, while the vessel, Responder, anchors off on the ocean, laying the Hawaiki undersea fiber optic cable. [photo: Fili Sagapolutele]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Hawaiki undersea fiber optic cable officially landed in American Samoa over the weekend, with the promise of providing high-speed internet connectivity, much improved telecommunication service — and attracting new businesses. Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP owns the cable...
The Hawaiki cable. [Photo: RNZ / Jesse Chiang]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Even before it arrives, the Hawaiki marine fibre optic cable is generating interest and excitement in American Samoa over the benefits its touted to bring. Engineers have arrived from America, who will connect the cable to its landing site in the old state department's...