Released on 10 November 2017, this Decision provides TRR’s findings and reasons on ICL’s request for approval of pricing, and other terms, for wholesale international leased internet capacity on the ICN1 submarine cable between Port Vila, Vanuatu, and Suva, in Fiji. This approval was made pursuant to TRR’s Order No.8 of 2017, which requires ICL to seek prior approval from TRR for the price and other terms of supply of international capacity.
TRR approved ICL’s proposed price for leased capacity of $US285/Mbps/Month for all sales by ICL of leased capacity up to the “required level” of total leased sales as proposed by ICL, being 1200 Mbps.
Decision 4, issued on 31 August 2017, relating to the further extension of the provisions of Paragraphs 3 & 4 of Order No. 3 of 2016 until 31 December 2017. This Decision was released alongside Order No. 8 of 2017 which enforces this Decision and follows on from TRR’s Decision to Extend Paragraphs 3 & 4 of Order No. 3 of 2017 (Decision 1 of 2017) and accompanying Order 5 of 2017.
On 4 July 2017, TRR issued its Decision on Fidelity Communications Corporation’s (“FCC”) request for reconsideration, as a prescribed under Section 52 of the Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulation Act No.30 of 2009 (“Act”), of TRR’s Order No.2 of 2017 (Order 2) and TRR’s Final Determination Concerning FCC’s Requests For Approval Of Pricing For Several Sales Of Leased Submarine Cable Capacity.
Order 2 contained approvals for maximum pricing for specific sales of wholesale international internet capacity on the ICN1 submarine cable between Port Vila, Vanuatu, and Suva, Fiji, and was issued pursuant to the requirements prescribed by TRR’s Order No. 1 of 2017. TRR’s accompanying Final Determination contains the findings and analysis relied on by TRR in issuing Order 2 of 2017.
In reconsidering these matters TRR did not find sufficient reason to vary or revoke its original decisions and they continue to be in force and unchanged.
Some information contained in this Decision has been redacted to protect the confidentiality of one or more of the parties involved.
This Decision and accompanying Order No. 6 of 2017, released on 20 June 2017, on TRR’s findings relating to Digicel’s request for internal review on TRR’s Decision of 18 April 2017 arose out of a request by Wantok Networks Ltd for interconnection services from Digicel.
TRR issued a decision, on 29 May 2017, relating to the extension of the provisions of Paragraphs 3 & 4 of Order No.3 of 2016 for a limited period of 90 days. This Decision was released alongside Order No. 5 of 2017 which enforces this Decision.