Latest Telecoms News about Papua New Guinea

Aviat Networks WIns Microwave Backhaul Contract

  Aviat Networks says that it has won a contract from Papua New Guinea's Telikom PNG to deploy a total turnkey microwave transport system...

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Papua New Guinea to Require SIM Card Registration

  Papua New Guinea's telecoms regulator, NICTA has opened a public consultation on how it should require SIM cards to be registered by their users....

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Papua New Guinea Orders Bar on Sales of ZTE Mobile Phones

  Papua New Guinea's telecoms regulator has ordered the suspension of sales of ZTE mobile phones pending completion of its approvals process....

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Telikom PNG Expands Satellite Backhaul Contract

  European satellite operator, SES has signed a new multi-year capacity deal with Telikom Papua New Guinea (Telikom PNG), the country's incumbent telecommunications operator....

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Digicel PrePay Airtime Resellers Get World Bank Training

  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, says that it is partnering with Digicel to train mobile phone airtime credit distributors in Papua New Guinea on how to grow their businesses, helping create jobs and expand access to telecommunications services....

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Digicel Group to Buy its Pacific Sister Company

  Pan-Caribbean mobile network operator, Digicel Group (DGL) has announced that it is to buy Digicel Pacific Limited ("DPL"), a sister company that operates in 6 markets in the South Pacific for approximately US$825 million....

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Digicel Charters Jumbo Jet to Start Network Expansion

  Digicel Papua New Guinea garnered a lot of local publicity for its ongoing network expansion, when it ordered a Jumbo Jet to deliver the network equipment in a single drop. It has been many years since a Boeing 747 had landed at Jackson's International Airport....

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Papua New Guinea getting a Mobile WiMAX Network

  Alvarion has won a contract to deploy the first Mobile WiMAX network in Papua New Guinea for Telikom PNG. The operator’s first network in the capital city of Port Moresby was launched this month and is expected to provide connectivity to approximately 1,500 users....

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Papua New Guinea Sells 50% Stake in State Owned Mobile Operator

  Papua New Guinea’s government controlled telecoms operator, Telikom PNG has sold 50 percent of its mobile phone subsidiary, Bee Mobile to an investor group for US$45 million....

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Digicel Base Stations Powered by Coconut Oil

  Digicel Papua New Guinea has started an experiment to run one of its mobile radio sites on coconut oil fuel. During Digicel’s roll-out of its network in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in March, the coconut oil fuel industry in the region was also booming thereby gaining the the attention of Digicel. ...

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