Hawaiki Cable spans 14,000 km, linking Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, Pacific Island, Hawaii and Oregon, on the U.S. West Coast, with a design capacity of 42 Tbps of capacity.
The Hawaiki Cable represents a solution to improve:
- Trans-Pacific connectivity between Australia, New Zealand and the US
- Trans-Tasman connectivity between Australia and New Zealand
- Hawaii connectivity to Continental US
- Pacific Islands connectivity to New Zealand, Australia and the US
The Hawaiki Cable is owned and developed by Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP, headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand. The total investment in Hawaiki Cable is approximately US$500.
The Hawaiki submarine cable system is expected to be ready for service in June 2018.