Construction work starts for Palau, Yap and Chuuk submarine cable links

BY BERNADETTE H. CARREON

Palau Correspondentt

KOROR, Palau, and TUMON, Guam — Construction work has started on three submarine cable links to connect Palau, Yap and Chuuk digitally for the first time to the rest of the world.

During a May 4 ceremonial signing in Guam, Belau Submarine Cable Corp., signed a supply contract with NEC Corp. of Tokyo to construct a spur to Palau, and the FSM signed a supply contract with NEC to construct a spur to Yap and signed an additional agreement for the extension from Pohnpei to Chuuk. 

Belau Submarine is backed by a . . .

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