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Encyclopedia > Communications in the Cook Islands

This article lists communications in the Cook Islands. The term communications is used in a number of disciplines: Communications, also known as communication studies is the academic discipline which studies communication. ...

Telephones - main lines in use
4,180 (1994)
Telephones - mobile cellular
0 (1994)
In phase of installation of GSM infrastructure (2003)
GSM 900MHz cellular network in place (2004). Estimated users 1000+
Telephone system
  • Domestic: The individual islands are connected by a combination of satellite earth stations, microwave systems, and VHF and HF radiotelephone; within the islands, service is provided by small exchanges connected to subscribers by open wire, cable, and fiber-optic cable
  • International: Satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean)
Radio broadcast stations
AM 1, FM 2, shortwave 0 (1998)
14,000 (1997)
Television broadcast stations
2 (plus eight low-power repeaters) (1997)
4,000 (1997)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
1 (1999)
Country code

See also: Cook Islands This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Intelsat is the worlds largest commercial satellite communications services provider. ... Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and video signals (programs) to a number of recipients (listeners or viewers) that belong to a large group. ... An Internet service provider (ISP) is a business or organization that offers users access to the Internet and related services. ...

  Results from FactBites:
Cook Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (224 words)
The Cook Islands are a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand.
A popular art form on the islands is tivaivai, often likened to quilting.
Defense is the responsibility of New Zealand, in consultation with the Cook Islands and at its request.
Cook Islands Government Online (2625 words)
The Cook Islands comprises 15 widely-dispersed islands in the South Pacific Ocean between French Polynesia and Fiji.
According to the latest census undertaken in December 2002 the total resident population of the Cook Islands is 18,027 of whom 12,188 live in the outer islands.
Seventy eight percent of the Cook Islands’ fl pearl farms are on Manihiki, 20 percent on Penrhyn and 2 percent on Rakahanga.
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