SES Networks to support 4G upgrade for Rarotonga and Aitutaki

5 Sep 2017

Bluesky Cook Islands, the Pacific island nation’s monopoly operator, has raised its satellite capacity provided by SES Networks to support the upcoming launch of ‘4G+’ services for Rarotonga and Aitutaki. SES adds that the increased capacity delivered on the low latency, high throughput O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) fleet will also allow the extension of 4G LTE mobile backhaul service to the country’s outer islands, and faster and dedicated broadband service for the Cook Islands Ministry of Education. The Cook Islands was the first market to use SES Networks’ O3b MEO satellite system in 2014 to deliver 3G/4G services.

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