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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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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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Friday 2 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel has launched faster internet connectivity to Ha'apai and Vava'u, which is five times faster than the current speed and it will also match data experience currently in Tongatapu. The internet speed will increase from 1Mbps to 5Mbps with 200Mbps capacity.
Wednesday 22 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Island Telecommunications Association (PITA) 19th Annual General Meeting and Trade Show is being held in Nuku’alofa this week with more than 200 telecommunication experts and businesses attending from around the region.
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Wednesday 8 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will host the regional Pacific Island Telecommunications Association (PITA) 19th Annual General Meeting and Trade Show from 20-27 April 2015 at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre, Nuku’alofa
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Friday 8 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI officially launched the UCall Mobile Network for Niuafo‘ou on August 7 at a ceremony held at ‘Esia, Niuafo‘ou.
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Thursday 7 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A mystery surrounds negotiations for two of Tonga's orbital slots and the signing by the Tonga Government of an agreement with a satellite operator in the Asia Pacific region. From the House, by Pesi Fonua
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Thursday 15 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu'ivakano as the Chairman of the Tonga Cable Ltd (TCL) and Professor Rajesh Chandra, the Vice chancellor of the University of the South Pacific USP signed a contract agreement in Nuku'alofa on 12 May for USP to be an Internet Access Provider.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a swift response after Cyclone Ian cut off communications in Ha‘apai on Saturday, Digicel-Tonga Ltd. has put in place temporary solutions to get its mobile phone network restored in Ha'apai. Assisted by Chathams Pacific, Digicel-Tonga chartered six flights to Ha‘apai over the last three-days to get their crew and relief workers over as rapidly as possible.
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Monday 13 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel Tonga’s mobile communication network in Pangai, Ha’apai has been restored at 10:0am this morning January 13 since it went down on the afternoon of Saturday January 11 when Tropical Cyclone Ian (Cat 5) hit the Lifuka Island. “I have not seen such devastating damages from a cyclone,” said Tupou ‘Ahome‘e Faupula, who went to Ha‘apai with the Digicel crew.
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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 21 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s multi-million pa'anga high speed internet which is guaranteed to be cheap went live today after King Tupou VI commissioned the submarine fibre optic cable, 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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Thursday 6 June 2013
Kingston, Jamaica:
Digicel Tonga's mobile money service received one of two awards won by Digicel in the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards 2013, announced in London, United Kingdom on June 5.
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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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Thursday 28 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
ProComm Services, a new Help Line-Call Centre for telecommunications services in Tonga was officially launched by Princess Angelika this morning, 28 February at the Tungi Collonade, Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 8 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a Landing Station for a $US33 million submarine fiber-optic cable telecommunications network for Tonga, was led by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano at Sopu, on the Nuku'alofa waterfront on January 24. The US$33million project, jointly funded, 80% by the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, and 20% by the Tonga Communications Corporation, is expected to be in operation by the second quarter of 2013.
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Wednesday 11 June 2008
Noumea, New Caledonia
Mr Ian Thomson has been appointed by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) to coordinate its work on the Pacific Rural Internet Connectivity System (Pacific RICS) and Oceania One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) projects.
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Wednesday 7 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new telecommunications operator, Digicel Tonga Ltd. officially launched its operation in Nuku'alofa this morning, five months after acquiring Tonfon Communications.
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Monday 24 January 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Communications Corporation has accumulated a loss of $50,000 during the five days that its international, inter-island telephone, and internet services were disrupted last week.
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