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Communications in the Cook Islands

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Communications in the Cook Islands

This article lists communications in the Cook Islands.

Telephones - main lines in use
6,200 (2003 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
0 (1994)
In phase of installation of GSM infrastructure (2003)
GSM 900MHz cellular network in place (2004). Estimated users 1500+ (2006)
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)
630kHz Radio Cook Islands;[1] FM Rarotonga
FM (8)
88.0MHz 88FM (Hot AC)
89.9MHz Radio Cook Islands Simulcast
93.0MHz Radio Australia
91.9MHz 96.7MHz 99.9MHz Matariki FM (Polynesian)
97.9MHz Marantha FM (Gospel)
99.0MHz Radio TKANA (Gospel)
101.1MHz Ocean & Earth HITZ 101.1 (Hot AC)
103.3MHz 91.5MHz KCFM (Oldies)
Radio Sets 14,000 (1997)
Television Broadcast Stations
Rarotonga (1)
Cook Islands Television[2]
Television Sets
4,000 (1997)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
1 (1999)
Country code


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