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Tuesday 5 December 2017

Lichfield, UK
Countries in Oceania are ranked among the most expensive broadband services in the world according to a worldwide ranking compiled by a UK survey. Tonga was not ranked among the 13 Oceania countries surveyed due to limited information available.
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Monday 4 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is hosting a meeting of the Pacific Network Operators Group (PacNOG) in Nuku’alofa this week, looking at ICT issues in the Pacific Islands including internet security and the Cloud, and holding workshops for skills and capacity development.
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Thursday 23 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 4G Plus service for Tonga was launched by Ben Kealy, the Digicel Tonga CEO in Nuku’alofa, on Monday, 20 November at the start of its Christmas celebrations.
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Wednesday 26 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel Tonga Ltd. today bought 16.6% of Tonga Government’s shares in Tonga Cable Ltd., which amounted to USD$4.19 million equivalent to $9.1 million pa’anga, that will be used to assist in financing the extension of the fibre optic cable network to Vava’u and Ha’apai.
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Friday 12 May 2017

London, United Kingdom
Tonga yesterday joined Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation as a full member country. The organisation is part of Commonwealth efforts to achieve greater impact using ICTs in economic development and social inclusion
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Wednesday 26 October 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga, Fiji and New Caledonia will have the option of accessing faster international broadband connectivity as part of a 14,000km submarine cable project run by the Hawaiki company between the United States, Hawaii, Australia, and New Zealand scheduled to be completed in mid-2018. The system promises to deliver more than 30 terrabytes per second of capacity.
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Friday 22 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A four-man technical team known as CERT (or the Tonga National Computer Emergency Response Team) was launched by government on 15 July as a step toward enforcing the new Communications Act 2015 and the Communications Commission Act 2015 that were passed by Parliament last year, to guard Tonga from the dark side of the internet.
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Friday 11 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Mr Houlin Zhao official launched a new Tonga government portal at the office of the Ministry of Information, this morning, 10 March.
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Thursday 4 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Communications Corporation and Vodafone Fiji have signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan telecommunications company to leverage the extensive industry experience of Vodafone Fiji.
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Friday 18 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel Tonga today launched its new 3G+ network at the opening of its renovated retail flagship store in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 15 May 2014

Neiafu, Vava'u
A ground breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the laying of a submarine fiber optic telecommunication cable from Tongatapu to Vava'u was officiated by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano in Neiafu, Vava'u yesterday, 14 May.
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Tuesday 11 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Communications Corporation (TCC) is offering 50% internet connection discount to all primary and secondary schools in Tonga, and to the Vaiola Hospital, effective from 1 January, under a special offer supported by the government and Tonga Cable Ltd.
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Monday 18 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven District Officers in Tongatapu are now connected to the internet, thanks to a project launched by the Ministry of Internal Affairs earlier this month.
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Friday 1 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel Tonga Ltd. is looking to take the usage of mobile internet technology to a new level in Tonga, by linking its services to Tonga's new submarine fibre optic cable, launching its service today, November 1. The mobile phone and internet company has leased fibre capacity from Tonga Cable Ltd., becoming the second carrier after the fibre was launched on 21 August 2013.
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Wednesday 14 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s high speed internet goes live on Wednesday, August 21, with the commissioning by King Tupou VI of the project at the Tonga Cable Ltd station in Sopu.
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Tuesday 16 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s high speed internet is expected to be commissioned on August 21 by King Tupou VI. The fibre-optic cable network would then go live to the public, said Paula Ma'u the CEO for the Ministry of Information and Communication.
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Tuesday 11 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's high speed internet is expected to be launched on August 5, after a multi-million dollar submarine fibre optic cable network goes live. The landing of the first cable in Tonga was celebrated this morning in Sopu after the arrival of the 'Ile de Re' French cable ship from Fiji, on June 10.
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Monday 3 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The cable ship “Ile de Re” is now in Suva and preparing to roll-out an 837km underwater fibre-optic cable line from Fiji to Tonga, in a $34 million project that will boost Tonga's internet capacity by 6000 times.
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Friday 17 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's upcoming high speed broadband capacity welcomed in Nuku'alofa this morning when the Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano opened the Tonga National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Day at the Queen Memorial Hall in Nuku'alofa. Matangi Tonga Online is working at a booth in the Hall and as you are reading this article your location is shown as a dot on a world map.
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Tuesday 9 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Cable Ltd. has moved into a new two-storey building at Sopu ready to operate a US$33 million submarine fibre-optic cable telecommunications network for Tonga, expected to be completed by the end of July 2013.
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