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Sub Cable World NewsFeed for July 12, 2017
Submarine Cable NewsFeed - Market Snapshot
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 13:07

Here's what happens when a new submarine fiber optic cable enters service in a remote region:

"DOCOMO PACIFIC LAUNCHES THE WIDEST 4G LTE NETWORK IN THE MARIANAS

DOCOMO PACIFIC announces the widest 4G LTE network is now live in Saipan, Tinian, and Rota. With the addition of 29 new cell sites throughout the CNMI, customers can now experience fast and consistent 4G LTE coverage across the islands with no additional roaming charges throughout Guam, Saipan, Tinian, and Rota. DOCOMO PACIFIC’s 4G LTE launch allows customers to instantly update their Facebook stream, zip through YouTube videos, effortlessly send pictures through WhatsApp, or stream the latest movies on Netflix. As we continue to expand our coverage throughout the Marianas, DOCOMO PACIFIC is committed to connecting customers where they live, work, and play. With 4G LTE, DOCOMO PACIFIC customers can now experience the full capability of the latest applications on the island’s largest selection of mobile devices and accessories available at any of DOCOMO PACIFIC’s store locations."

Docomo Pacific's ATISA submarine cable connecting Guam, Saipan, Tinian, and Rota entered service only a month ago.  Cables connecting remote populations often result in new investment and new services; improving quality of life and economic opportunities.