Sydney, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This just-released edition of the BuddeComm report outlines the latest developments and key trends in telecommunications markets. – https://www.budde.com.au/Research/Samoa-Telecoms-Mobile-and-Broadband-Statistics-and-Analyses/?utm_source=GNW
In mid-2021, the Australian government pressed Telstra to acquire Digicel Pacific, including the latter’s units in Fiji, Nauru, PNG, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu. The $1.6 billion deal was completed the following October, with Telstra contributing $270 million and the Australian government contributing $1.33 billion through Export Finance Australia (EFA).
- The Samoan government announces its decision to take control of the Samoa Submarine Cable Company.
- The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology is allocated $8.8 million in the 2022 budget.
- The Australian government is contributing $1.33 billion of the $1.6 billion needed by Telstra to acquire Digicel Pacific.
- The Manatua cable is ready to run.
Companies covered in this report include:
Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH), Vodafone Samoa, Amper, Blue Sky Samoa, Digicel Samoa, Kacific Broadband Satellite, O3b.
Nicolas Bombourg: [email protected] Europe office: +44 207 097 1241 Oceania Office: +61 280 767 665