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Samoa - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
[May 13, 2022]

Samoa - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

Sydney, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Just released, this edition of BuddeComm report outlines the latest developments and key trends in the telecoms markets. -
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 agreed in the following October, with Telstra to ontribute $270 million and the Australia government making a $1.33 billion contribution via Export Finance Australia (EFA).

Key developments:

  • Samoan government announces its decision to take over control of the Samoa Submarine Cable Company.
  • The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology is allocated $8.8 million in the 2022 Budget.
  • Australian government contributes $1.33 billion of the $1.6 billion cost for Telstra to acquire Digicel Pacific.
  • Manatua cable is ready for service.

Companies covered in this report include:

Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH), Vodafone Samoa, Amper, Blue Sky Samoa, Digicel Samoa, Kacific Broadband Satellite, O3b.

Read the full report:

Nicolas Bombourg: [email protected]
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Oceania Office: +61 280 767 665

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