Papua New Guinea is an island nation located in the South Pacific. The PNG National Submarine Cable Network is built and operated by PNG DataCo Limited, connecting 14 main cities in PNG, and with international connectivity by a link to Jayapura in Indonesia, and interconnection with PPC-1 at Madand cable landing station, onward to Guam and Sydney, Australia. 

The design capacity of the system is 8Tbps. And it is expected to be completed in 2018.

Huawei Marine announced on Tuesday that it will help Papua New Guinea to build national submarine cable network to meet the increasing demand for internet connectivity and foster social and economic development across the country. The PNG National Submarine Fibre Cable Network will connects 14 main cities in Papua New Guinea, with international connectivity by a link to Jayapura in Indonesia, and interconnection with PPC-1 at Madang cable landing station, onward to Guam and Sydney, Australia. The PNG National Submarine Cable Network will enable a new cable route connecting Singapore, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

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