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Tonga reliant on Reliance to reconnect it with the world

An undersea cable fault has brought down its communications network, with a repair dependent on a special ship

18 January 2022 - 20:11 By Praveen Menon and Tom Westbrook

The South Pacific archipelago of Tonga could spend days, even weeks, cut off from the rest of world because of difficulties in repairing its sole undersea communications cable, which an operator said was ruptured during a huge volcanic eruption...

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