Internet prices are driven by the high wholesale internet bandwidth costs.
Samoa relies on a submarine cable and satellite service for its international internet connectivity.
As of end 2014, over 95% of the population was covered by mobile networks, while mobile penetration had reached 89% of network covered population.
However, internet access is lagging significantly, due to high access costs relative to income levels.
The project is building a submarine cable that will link Samoa to Fiji’s international cable network.If you continue without changing your cookie settings, you consent to this use, you can find information in our Cookies Policy about how to remove cookies.I Accept Cookies from this site The RWC 2019 qualifier between Russia and Spain tops the bill in mainland Europe this weekend while, in the Nat West 6 Nations, a two-year high in the World Rugby Rankings is within Wales’ grasp if they manage a big win at Twickenham and Italy do them a favour in Dublin.Any match that is not a full international between two member countries does not count at all.RWC Ranking Points are doubled during the World Cup Finals to recognise the importance of this event, but all other international matches, friendly or competitive, are treated the same across the world.The proposed project will improve international broadband connectivity of Samoa.