Technology

$0.5m required for radio signal

Monday December 16, 2019

Government is planning to upgrade telecommunications infrastructure so that Pa Enua can receive clear FM radio signals. 

Submarine cable comes ashore

Tuesday December 17, 2019

Aitutaki landing celebrates end of long and complex project.

Infrastructure workers told to stop sealing unsealed roads, and instead use their scant resources to maintain the existing road network. 

The Cook Islands’ rebranded phone and internet company will have to ‘tick off’ international compliance requirements set by Vodafone global.

Don’t be blue, telco in the red

Thursday January 16, 2020

It was Telecom. Then it was Bluesky. Now it’s Vodafone. Confused? Don’t be – the company that once was blue is now working very hard to sell it’s new red brand.

Manatua cable is set to be a trans-Polynesian information superhighway, connecting more Pacific islands than ever before. 

Vodafone Cook Islands is to test-drive a new communication satellite that promises a broader footprint over the country than some existing satellites.

Regulator ready for new telco

Saturday February 22, 2020

The official process of inviting a potential telecom operator to rival Vodafone Cook Islands will begin next month.

Vodafone will be allowed to continue owning and operating the local cable network, as well as selling internet and phone services in a newly-competitive market.

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