Yap continues to grapple with connectivity


Colonia, Yap — Although most Yapese may not own stock in corporations, all citizens of the island state of Yap own 20 percent of the public corporation FSM Telecom.
The Federated States of Micronesia and its four states, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae, are the owners of this essential organization that provides communications services throughout the nation.
As a non-profit company, FSMTC is mandated by law to use any and all funds to improve telecommunications to everyone in the country.
Bill Acker
“We are trying,” said Bill Acker, recently appointed member of the Board of Directors representing Yap and Founder of Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers.