Technology

Waiting continues for Telecom bidders

Wednesday August 13, 2014

Three parties vying for a majority stake in Telecom Cook Islands are still waiting for a decision to be made by the seller.

Those keen to delve into the world of modern technology are being invited to sign up for two new courses being run by the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute.

New global internet provider O3b Networks has successfully launched its next group of four satellites from the Space Center in French Guiana.

A $65 million commitment by a New Zealand crown corporation has brought an undersea cable linking the United States to New Zealand one step closer, drawing further interest from the Cook Islands Government.

Internet provider O3b networks, which provides fast internet in the Cook Islands, is fuelling its second group of four satellites in preparation for a July 10 launch.

Telecom Cook Islands has appointed a temporary chief executive, who says his role is about much more than just “steadying the ship”. 

Telecom issues iPhone warning

Thursday June 12, 2014

Telecom Cook Islands has issued a warning to iPhone users in light of unexplained data usage some people are experiencing.

Telecom offer period closes

Tuesday June 10, 2014

Telecom New Zealand says “several” parties have formally expressed interest in buying its 60 per cent share of Telecom Cook Islands.

Having incurred more than $200 in excess data charges on my first full month with Telecom Cook Islands, I took the company’s advice and installed a data tracker on my iPhone 4S and monitored it several times a day.

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