AUCKLAND, New Zealand and PACIFIC CITY, Oregon, USA – October 10, 2017 – Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP is pleased to announce that the Hawaiki submarine cable system successfully landed in Pacific City, Oregon today at 10am local time.
With more than 8,200-km of undersea fiber-optic cable on board, the TE SubCom cable ship Global Sentinel has commenced the laying of Hawaiki cable west from Oregon across the Pacific Ocean.
Hawaiki is a 15,000-km transpacific cable that will link Australia and New Zealand to the continental United States, as well as Hawaii and American Samoa, with options to expand to additional South Pacific islands.
“Today, in Pacific City, Oregon, Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP, our contractors, partners and the community witnessed the landing of the Hawaiki submarine cable in the United States. Hawaiki will improve Internet speed and support cloud computing across Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii, bringing more than 42 Terabits of new Internet backbone capacity to the South Pacific region in 2018.” said Randy Neals, President Business Development – North America.
High Resolution Photos of the cable landing are available for download/media use at:
Additional project photos are available on the Hawaiki Cable web site.
About Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP
Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP, headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, is the owner and
developer of the Hawaiki submarine cable system (Hawaiki). Hawaiki is a carrier-neutral
submarine cable linking Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Oregon, on the U.S. west coast.
For more information, visit www.hawaikicable.co.nz.
Contact – United States:
President Business Development – North America