WanTok constructing new 45m tower in Nuku'alofa Tonga

Escalating the Need for Building Robust Telecom Infrastructure in the Kingdom of Tonga

Toko Wireless Tonga, trading as WanTok unveiled it plans to build a new 45-meter mobile tower at the Small Business Area in Nuku’alofa. This will be the second tower built by the Group with the first 50-meter tower located at the PTH head office.

Speaking at the Launch, JP Chapman, Managing Director at Toko Wireless said:

“He was delighted for the groundworks to commence and with a completion date at the end of May, he expected to commence selling attractive and very competitive Consumer Broadband and Business Solution service in early June”.

He went onto say that:

“This is a very exciting time for Toko Wireless and its consumer brand – WanTok as it rolls out its new suite of products and services that will be seen as ‘low cost’ and targeting the local community by a local Tongan Company”.

Justin Kaitapu, CTO at Toko Wireless added that:

“Data is indeed the new oil across the telecom sector. The advent of the COVID-19 outbreak has led to an increase in video conferencing and data exchange activities across the globe. This pandemic has highlighted the elevating need for robust telecom infrastructure in the Kingdom of Tonga.  Today marks a significant investment by Toko Wireless into the telecom sector in Tonga and will bring great growth opportunities into the future”

Mr Chapman, concluded by saying: “a special thank you to his team for getting Toko Wireless and the WanTok brand to the stage it is at now and that he is really looked forward to the challenge and competing with the ‘BIG BOYS’ in Digicel and TCC”.

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Operating from Port Vila, Vanuatu, and Nuku’alofa in Kingdom of Tonga, WanTok is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) across the South Pacific region.

The WanTok system or ‘wantokism’ is derived from the Solomons Pijin term for ‘one talk’, meaning from the same language, and implies giving preference to kin in the expectation of a series of reciprocal obligations being fulfilled.

Both in Vanuatu & the Kingdom of Tonga WanTok provides telecom solutions that are ‘second to none along with wireless broadband capacity, tailored business ICT services including reliable cloud hosting services, web development, and managed network services.

WanTok connects our customers to people they care about – friends, family, or business partners, through the dialect of the modern digital world.

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