DICT undersea cable network expansion to include Camiguin-MisOr, CDO-Bohol, CDO-Zanorte links

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has partnered with Japan-based IPS Incorporation and its subsidiary InfiniVAN Inc. for the expansion of the country’s undersea cable network and speeding up of digital transformation in the Philippines. Included in the 2,500-kilometer Philippine Domestic Submarine Cable Network expansion covers 26 landing stations including Camiguin-Misamis Oriental, Bohol-CDO and CDO-Zamboanga Del Norte1.

The investment worth $150 million will be made during the 2023-2024 period linking key cities and tourist hubs from Luzon to Mindanao. See map below.


The fibre optic cables network will cover 26 landing stations as follows:

  • Batangas-Mindoro
  • Mindoro-Boracay
  • Lucena-Marinduque
  • Marinduque-Tablas
  • Capiz-Tablas
  • Masbate1-Capiz
  • Iloilo-Bacolod
  • Negros Occidental-Western Cebu
  • Zamboanga Del Norte1-Negros Oriental
  • Surigao Del Norte-Southern Leyte
  • Western Leyte-Cebu1
  • Samar-Masbate2
  • Masbate2-Sorsogon
  • Boracay-Aklan
  • Siargao-Surigao Del Sur
  • Camiguin-Misamis Oriental
  • Masbate1-Western Leyte
  • Cebu2-Bohol
  • Bohol-CDO
  • CDO-Zamboanga Del Norte1
  • Zamboanga Del Norte2-Zamboanga Del Norte1
  • Zamboanga Del Norte2-Zamboanga Del Sur
  • Camarines Sur-Tablas
  • Southern Leyte-Cebu1
  • Masbate1-Masbate2 UG Terrestrial
  • Cebu1-Cebu2 UG Terrestrial

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