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Tuvalu is bracing for competition

Posted by on September 18, 2012  /  0 Comments

Tuvalu is one of the smallest nations of the world with 10,619 population and 26 square kilometers of land spreading over 09 islands in a chain, 676 km long on the outer western edge of Polynesia. Funafuti is the largest atoll of the nine low reef isla...
In its first Annual General Meeting held in Denarau Island, Fiji, Pacific ICT Regulatory Resource Centre (PIRRC) elected its new Steering Committee and Management Committee. The Steering Committee consists of representatives of Cook Island, FIJI, Papua...

Papua New Guinea going for LTE

Posted by on June 29, 2012  /  0 Comments

Earlier this month, I visited Papua New Guinea, the biggest country in the Pacific with a population of over six million and having 462,840 square km of land. PNG is an amazing and culturally diverse place on earth. It is estimated that more th...
Earlier this month, I visited Papua New Guinea, the biggest country in the Pacific with a population of over six million and having 462,840 square km of land. PNG is an amazing and culturally diverse place on earth. It is estimated that more th...

Dial-Up Internet from a hotel room

Posted by on February 20, 2012  /  0 Comments

How to use a dial-up internet from a hotel room, an interesting question, a young guest in the next room asked me during my trip to North Pacific. Because of my age, I think he considered me the cave-man (pre-broadband generation).
How to use a dial-up internet from a hotel room, an interesting question, a young guest in the next room asked me during my trip to North Pacific. Because of my age, I think he considered me the cave-man (pre-broadband generation).

FSM the land of stone money

Posted by on February 19, 2012  /  0 Comments

At the last leg of my trip to North Pacific, I landed in the Land of Stone Money. Federated States of Micronesia has an estimated population of 106,487 (July 2012 est.) and is spread across 2,500 kilometers of the Western Central Pacific Ocean, ju...
At the last leg of my trip to North Pacific, I landed in the Land of Stone Money. Federated States of Micronesia has an estimated population of 106,487 (July 2012 est.) and is spread across 2,500 kilometers of the Western Central Pacific Ocean, ju...

After Palau, my next stop was Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI). Iokwe (pronounced yok-we) — "welcome" — is the first word of Marshallese language you would hear when you land at Majuro International Airport in this island paradise. The

After Palau, my next stop was Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI). Iokwe (pronounced yok-we) — "welcome" — is the first word of Marshallese language you would hear when you land at Majuro International Airport in this island paradise. The Ma...

Palau is a visionary country

Posted by on February 3, 2012  /  0 Comments

Palau is a small beautiful country in the North Pacific with a population of 20956 and area of 459 square kilometers. It consists of more than 300 islands and atolls. Palau’s size did not stop it from introducing competition into its telecom sector e...

Palau is a small beautiful country in the North Pacific with a population of 20956 and area of 459 square kilometers. It consists of more than 300 islands and atolls. Palau’s size did not stop it from introducing competition into its telecom sector earlier than many of the Pacific countries.

Free WiFi and access to internet is getting popular everywhere. Some commercial entities and traditional retailers such as Starbucks and McDonalds discovered a long time ago that free internet attracts customers.This week I came across two news on this...
Free WiFi and access to internet is getting popular everywhere. Some commercial entities and traditional retailers such as Starbucks and McDonalds discovered a long time ago that free internet attracts customers.This week I came across two news on this...

New ICANN gTLDs and Tuvalu

Posted by on January 13, 2012  /  0 Comments

Yesterday ICANN started receiving applications for new gTLDs with a very high hope to “discover the next big .thing”. You can also have a video overview of the Next Big .Thing. This initiative of ICANN has already generated lot of interest from all...

Yesterday ICANN started receiving applications for new gTLDs with a very high hope to “discover the next big .thing”. You can also have a video