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Local businessman William Framhein is furious that the Government is allowing Telecom Cook Islands to pass into the hands of global telecommunications company Digicel.

The Government will almost certainly be waiving its right to buy Telecom New Zealand’s majority stake in Telecom Cook Islands.  

Telecom New Zealand has entered into an agreement to sell its 60 per cent stake in Telecom Cook Islands to Digicel for about $23 million.

Digicel’s play at Telecom Cook Islands is as part of a bigger plan by the company to develop a Pan-Pacific network.  

Digicel on the island

Monday March 24, 2014

Two of Digicel’s top men have been on the ground in Rarotonga last week taking further steps towards a buyout of Telecom Cook Islands.

Telecom marks major milestone

Friday March 21, 2014

Telecom Cook Islands marked one of its biggest milestones in recent history with a full-on launch at Te Vara Nui on Friday night.

Telecom Cook Islands is facing heat from a number of customers in Aitutaki who believe they are being billed for broadband data they haven’t used.

Warning to watch data usage

Friday March 21, 2014

As Cook Islanders adjust to the benefits of high-speed internet and 3G mobile, Telecom is warning its customers to keep an eye on their data usage.  

Telecom Cook Islands is finally launching its much-hyped O3b fast internet and 3G mobile services, after months of painstaking tests and technical tweaks.

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