Bluesky Group is a leading regional telecommunications operator providing various combinations of mobile, broadband, TV and landline services in American Samoa, Samoa, Cook Islands, and New Zealand.Bluesky Communications was launched in American Samoa on July 10, 1999. As a mobile phone company, Bluesky subsequently grew to encompass ISP and cable TV operations. Since 2009, Bluesky Pacific Group has operated the only submarine fiber cable into American Samoa and Samoa from Hawaii.Expanding into Samoa in March 2011, Bluesky Group purchased 75% of SamoaTel. Bluesky subsequently expanded into the Cook Islands in February 2015 through purchasing 60% of Telecom Cook Islands from Spark NZ. Bluesky Holdings NZ Limited is now part of the Bluesky Pacific Group of companies.Since its inception, Bluesky has accomplished a number of technical achievements through a determination to enable Pacific people and businesses to access new technologies, reduce costs, empower employees and thrive as a business. Bluesky is an active contributor to its communities in all the countries it operates in and is a major supporter of rugby throughout the region. Recent activities include being the jersey sponsor for Rugby 7s in Samoa and American Samoa as well as the exclusive Telecommunications Sponsor and Associate Sponsor for the historic Manu Samoa vs All Blacks game hosted in Apia on July 8th 2015.Bluesky believes in local ownership being critical to the success of its operations. 46% of Bluesky Samoa is owned by Samoan investors with profits being returned to Samoans. A similar ownership structure is in place in its Cook Islands operation with shares reserved allowing local staff and Cook Islands investors to participate in the ownership of Bluesky in the Cook Islands.