Tonga-Fiji Submarine Cable Project

Date: March 2011
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Document Type: Environmental Assessment and Measures / Initial Environmental Examination
Project Number: 44172-022

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Description

This report describes the environmental condition undertaken in the period of June-August 2010 for the Tonga-Fiji Submarine Cable Project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements and environmental monitoring for the project.

The Fiji-Tonga Cable System is a proposal to bring high-capacity, high-speed telecommunications to Tonga. It will establish a connection point in Tonga to the global telecommunications network via a new fibre-optic link to Fiji.