Public Notice: Domestic Submarine Cable to Vava'u and Ha'apai currently Offline

1st July 2024


This is a public notice to all residents of the country, that the only domestic submarine cable to Vava'u and Ha'apai Islands are currently offline. 


This submarine cable's unavailability restricted local operators from providing communication services for Vava'u and Ha'apai at their full capacity. Services backhaul has been switched to satellite with limited capacity. 


The causes of the the disruption to the cable is still unknown and its now under investigation, by the Ministry and the operator of Tonga's submarine cable, Tonga Cable Limited. 


For enquiries regarding this public notice, please contact:


Stan Ahio

Acting Director and Chief Engineer

Department of Communications 

Ministry of MEIDECC


Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



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