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  • Groundbreaking ceremony, Hawaiki subsea cable beach landing, New Zealand

    Auckland, New Zealand - This is intended to be Part 1 in a series of articles on the changes coming to American Samoa because of Hawaiki's subsea cable. To say that it has been a long 6 years since we first heard rumors of a new subsea cable project in our little corner of the South Pacific. At the time that we heard the first rumors we were skeptical. I was working for the American Samoa Telecommunication Authority (ASTCA) at the time and we were reviewing a proposal from O3b Networks at...

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  • In today's world of technology we don't question that Electricity and Water should be metered and charged according to usage, but with data plans the Holy Grail of data plans is the "Unlimited" plan, and every modern, sophisticated consumer expects to eventually be able to be able to purchase unlimited data or receive it for free. This expectation is so pervasive that it has worked its way into the strategic planning for telecommunications operators around the world.

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  • Brunei Darussalam - Last week, 17-18 October, the Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry (AITI) hosted the ASEAN member nations delegates to hold a workshop on Mobile Number Portability (MNP) Awareness. ASEAN members include the nations of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam. Most of the ASEAN member nations sent delegates.

    The topics and curriculum of the workshops held in Brunei last week were...

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  • (HONOLULU) – The University of Hawai‘i has vital responsibilities for the first space launch from the State of Hawai‘i, which is scheduled for October 2013. When the Super Strypi missile takes flight from the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kaua‘i, it will be carrying a satellite designed by University of Hawai‘i faculty and students. UH will have also played a significant role in getting that satellite into space.

    President M.R.C. Greenwood said, “Hawai‘i is located...

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