Press Release

As the rest of the Pacific Islands rev up their internet speed, Tuvalu Telecommunication Corporation (TTC) engages Blue Arcus Technologies to implement LTE services in Funafuti, Tuvalu. The LTE services will also allow collaboration between Blue Arcus and TTC for the expansion of coverage to the rest of the islands and to add on Value Added Services (VAS) as well in the future.

With its expertise in telecommunication technologies, Blue Arcus gears up to help Tuvalu become a more digitized nation with the latter seeing no borders in communicating to the rest of the world.

Naren Yanamadala, CEO of Blue Arcus said “Blue Arcus is honored to be tapped for this project to provide better telecommunication services in the country. We are excited to start with the project and we commit ourselves fully to the implementation of Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology in Tuvalu”

Upgrades for the current 3G system to the new 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology is now in full throttle as TTC aims to have the LTE mobile service up and running on Funafuti by early 2017.

Simeti Lopati, CEO of TTC stated that with the roll-out of LTE services in the country, the speed of wireless data and quality of the services will surely improve for the benefit of everyone residing in Tuvalu, as well as anyone else stopping by in this remote and unique island nation in the South Pacific.