Australia plans undersea cables for PNG, Solomon Islands

Australia plans undersea cables for PNG, Solomon Islands

Australia plans undersea cables for PNG, Solomon Islands

Updated 15 November 2017, 2:15 AEDT

Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, tells Beverley O'Connor that security and stability in the region was part of the decision making in investing in undersea telecommunications cables.

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells says Australia's role in building undersea cables to PNG and Solomon Islands will help ensure a stable Pacific region.