Category: Communications

French Polynesia’s telecommunications system rated world class by Polynesian leaders

The Tahiti telecommunications infrastructure also houses one of only five Uplink Stations for the European Union’s Galileo global navigation satellite system. Galileo raises French Polynesia’s telecommunications capability and participation to the global level and with it, the Pacific’s importance as a global hub for satellite technology.

Porirua city set to have fastest free WiFi in Australasia by end of year

The free outdoor Wi-Fi area will cover from Tutu Place to Mungavin Bridge, and from Titahi Bay Road to Porirua Stream. Businesses in the same area will be able to connect to the gigabit-speed fibre network under contracts directly with Smartlinx3 or by way of a range of Internet service providers able to operate on the fibre network.

BREACH OF TRUST: NZ and Australian govts caught spying on Pacific nations

According to leaked documents released yesterday by the NZ Herald, Australian and New Zealand spy agencies have been spying on their Pacific island neighbors for some time. The information harvested by New Zealand’s Government...