In Rarotonga, Phil Evans doesn’t have a telescope of the size you see at international observatories.
But today’s technology allows him to log in remotely, every day, to his observatory in Chile that he accesses remotely on a daily basis – the culmination of 20 years of stargazing.
More than 200 jobs pressure-testing businesses’ vulnerability to cyber-attack have revealed a brutal truth: the greatest weakness in companies’ IT systems is not the computers, but the people.
Design flaws mean the plan to connect the Manatua cable through Samoa, using the Samoan-owned Tui Cable and Fiji, and then onto the Southern Cross cable will provide bandwidth to the Cook Islands at around $161 a month per Mbs for a 1Gbps lease for three years.
An effective command centre that could be used in disaster management is among equipment Huawei is demonstrating at the 21st Pacific Islands Telecommunication Association (PITA) AGM and Tradeshow at the National Auditorium.
Telecom Cook Islands continues to roll out its new high speed broadband internet services via O3b’s satellite network, with the service being launched in Atiu, Mangaia and Aitutaki recently.
Electronic reporting trial for tuna fishery will begin after the Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) formalise a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Ensuring the internet is accessible for all members of society was part of the focus yesterday at a weeklong conference currently underway in Rarotonga.