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 Wednesday, July 22, 2009

­Vodafone is reported to have secured a license to operate a mobile network in French Polynesia in a joint venture with Pacific Mobile Telecom. Local radio reports, cited by Radio New Zealand said that the government approved the application, but no date has been set for the network launch.

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The islands of French Polynesia have a total land area of 4,167 square kilometres (1,622 sq. mi) scattered over 2,500,000 square kilometres (965,255 sq. mi) of ocean. It is made up of several groups of islands, the largest and most populated of which is Tahiti. Total population at the August 2007 census was 259,596 inhabitants, with a GDP per capita of  US$21,565 in 2005.

Source: Cellular News