Technology

Satellite launch on the horizon

Thursday May 30, 2013

Telecom is gearing up for the launch of new satellites that will help deliver high-speed internet to the Cook Islands.

A local man complained to Telecom after losing 40 minutes of calling card credit when the phone cut out – and while his call was eventually refunded, he is concerned other customers are having the same problem.

The Cook Islands has the most affordable telecommunication services among Pacific nations, according to a report released Monday by Telecom Cook Islands.

A dictionary of Cook Islands languages is soon to be available online.

Mobile banking could soon take on a new, more user-friendly face in the Cooks, according to Westpac’s head of mobile banking.

Broadband data changes

Sunday April 21, 2013

The country’s only telecommunications provider believes its newest changes provide opportunities for growing Cook Islands’ economy.

Beijing was the destination for two Cook Islanders recently, to attend an international meeting to discuss the names and numbers used in internet addresses.

Upgrade floors school students

Friday April 19, 2013

Arorangi School opened its refurbished computer room yesterday, with a newly tiled floor and a fresh coat of paint.

Equipment installed for O3b

Monday April 15, 2013

New equipment designed to deliver faster broadband to the Cook Islands will be fully installed this week.

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