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Monday 3 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of Tongan secondary school students took part in a ‘Stop, Block & Tell’ program which developed one-minute videos for television and raise awareness on cyberbullying.
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Monday 3 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $1.8 million data network upgrade to provide faster internet download speed in Tonga has been completed by Digicel. All sites across Tongatapu, Ha‘apai, Vava’u and ‘Eua are now using what is termed LTE or “Long Term Evolution”, which is a marketing phrase to signify progression toward true 4G.
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Thursday 21 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel Group, the largest phone carrier in the Pacific Islands, with headquarters in Jamaica, announced it is working to refinance its activities and reduce its multi-billion dollar debts. The company has denied Australian reports of a deal to sell to China Mobile in the Pacific.
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Wednesday 4 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mr Semisi Panuve has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for Tonga Cable Limited (TCL) effective from 2 March.
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Friday 8 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An outdoor broadcasting vehicle to support natural disasters preparedness, was handed over by Japan to the Tonga Broadcasting Commission, on November 8.
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Wednesday 7 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Anthony Seuseu is the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Tonga for a period up to three-years.
Friday 1 February 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s broken international submarine fibre optic cable should be fixed by midday tomorrow, if all goes to plan, according to the operations team on board the cable repair ship ‘Reliance’. The cable blackout is entering Day 13 on Saturday February 2.
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Thursday 31 January 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A satellite service provider has helped Digicel Tonga continue to quickly restore critical mobile and broadband connection for its business and regular customers after Tonga's fibre optic submarine cable was damaged on 20 January, causing an internet and data services blackout.
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Wednesday 30 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second fault on the international submarine cable, which connects Tonga through the Southern Cross Cable Network to Fiji, was located further out to sea from the first fault, early this morning, 30 January.
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Tuesday 29 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Reliance has located the damaged fibre optic internet cable at sea today, 29 January, near Tongatapu, but they found cable was lying around 100 metres south-east off-course from where it was originally laid.
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Monday 28 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A submarine internet cable maintenance ship Reliance arrived in Nuku’alofa, this evening, and berthed at the Queen Sālote Wharf, after sailing to Tonga from Samoa over the weekend.
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Monday 28 January 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel Tonga’s CEO Francis Thomsen said today that the outage in the submarine cable network that connects the Kingdom to the outside world has put “the country into digital isolation”.
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Sunday 27 January 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is being assisted to restore communications that can be used during natural disasters, MEIDECC stated Friday, and also advised the public to note that social media is filtered in order to speed up internet access for essential services. Tonga's fibre optic cable blackout entered Day 7, today Sunday.
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Saturday 26 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's fibre optic submarine cable is cut in two places — between Nuku’alofa and Fiji, and Nuku‘alofa and Vava‘u, according to ‘Etuini Liava‘a, the Chief Executive Officer for Tonga Cable Ltd.
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Thursday 24 January 2019

While Tonga Cable Ltd. works on the breakdown of its submarine fibre optic cable that connects Tonga’s internet to the world, many businesses in Tonga are struggling to keep their operations functioning. The tourism industry is hard hit.
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Thursday 24 January 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Cable Ltd. is still trying to confirm what caused Tonga’s cable internet black out from 8.30pm Sunday, 20 January, Samuela Fonua, Board Chairman of Tonga Cable Ltd. told Matangi Tonga on Wednesday. By Pesi Fonua
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Tuesday 22 January 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's sudden internet cable black out Sunday night, is now going into its third day after a fault in a fibre optic submarine cable has cut its main connection with the world.
Tuesday 14 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga became the 84th member of the G7 24/7 Cybercrime Network of Contact Points on 3 August 2018.
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Monday 9 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful new logo for the Tonga Communication Corporation (TCC) was launched by Dr Saia Piukala, Minister for Public Enterprises and Tapu Panuve, Chairman of the TCC Board of Directors recently.
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Monday 2 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new high speed telecommunication service for Ha’apai went live on 27 March 2018, said Robert Bolouri, Project Manager for the Tonga Cable Limited. The service was launched by the Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva in Ha'apai.
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