Talk:Telecommunications in the Cook Islands

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3562 Internet Service Providers for 6000 users is misleading[edit]

According to the cited source https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cw.html the verbiage is Internet Hosts which is defined here: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/docs/notesanddefs.html?fieldkey=2184&alphaletter=I&term=Internet%20hosts as:

This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.

The text should be updated accordingly. Right now, the article text gives the idea that there are an average of 2 customers per ISP in the Cook Islands.... when there are likely only and small handful of real ISPs servicing these customers.

Clarified. (I thought that sounded a little odd...) ~HueSatLum 03:49, 6 December 2013 (UTC)