Telecom Cook Islands chief executive Jules Maher believes the company’s switch to a new switch marks a “hugely historical occasion” for the Cook Islands.
Telecom Cook Islands has completed the construction work of a new telecommunications tower in Muri, but the area around the site floods badly each time it rains.
Telecommunications Minister Mark Brown is looking forward to sifting through the applications he has received from people wanting to be part of a new advisory committee.
The southern group is going to get faster internet at the same time as Rarotonga in July, after O3b promised to speed up work on the equipment needed for the service.
The government is setting up a telecommunications advisory committee to address concerns over the industry, including Telecom Cook Islands’ market monopoly.