Displaying items by tag: Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Fiji are set to be the first Pacific countries to have access to more Australian television content delivered through the Australian Government’s PacificAus TV initiative.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 30 September 2019 10:30

Final splice of Coral Sea Cable System completed

The Vocus Group has completed the final splice of the 4700km Coral Sea Cable System which provides a fibre optic link between Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Vocus Group has begun work to lay the part of the 4700-km Coral Sea Cable System that connects Honiara and Sydney, with a ceremony held in the Solomon Islands.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Mobile networks and broadband Internet access for corporate and consumer customers operated by PNG DataCo have been restored by SES Networks, following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck near the town of Bulolo, Papua New Guinea, in the early morning hours of 7 May.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 16:18

H2 Cable to link Australia and China

H2 Cable and SubCom have signed a contract for the supply and installation of the H2 submarine cable system that will be the first to connect Australia and Hong Kong, with direct access to China.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Pacific Islands have the lowest mobile Internet penetration rate in the world at 18%, but the mobile operators trade body, GSM Association, says the region has great potential and is on the cusp of a digital revolution.

Published in Mobility

A minister in the Papua New Guinea government has said that his country will honour the agreement it has made with Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies to build its Internet infrastructure, snubbing offers by the US, Japan and Australia to step in instead.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Vocus Group has signed a contract with Alcatel Submarine Networks to build a 4000-kilometre subsea cable linking the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

In what should come as no surprise, the Federal Government has awarded the contract for building the sub-sea cable between Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Sydney to the Vocus Group.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Huawei Australia chairman John Lord says the company has not been officially advised either way about its bid to participate in Australia's 5G rollout, even as reports claimed that the company would be excluded.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Vocus Group has entered into a deal with Australia to undertake a scoping study on design, construction and procurement of an undersea cable system between the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Australia, displacing Huawei which was the original company signed to undertake the job.

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 21:14

Data#3 wins five-year contract with PanAust

ICT services and solutions provider Data#3 has secured a five-year contract to support PanAust, an Australian-headquartered copper and gold producer in Laos, with pre-development and exploration opportunities in Laos, Papua New Guinea and Myanmar.

Published in Deals

Mobile phone services have reached a saturation point in many of the world’s developed markets, forcing mobile operators to look for potential new revenue streams in different markets and industry sectors, according to a newly published report.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has secured a multi-year contract to provide high-speed broadband services via satellite to Newcrest Mining’s Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:32

Vodafone adds more countries to $5 roaming offer

Vodafone has boosted its $5 a day roaming network offer with the addition of six new destinations – Canada, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands.

Published in Mobility

Huawei Marine, a joint venture company established by Chinese telco giant Huawei and Global Marine Systems, has been contracted to help build a national broadband transmission network to provide telecommunications services to major coastal  centres and islands in Papua New Guinea.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australian-listed IT services company Empired has secured a five year contract worth up to $15 million to provide application and infrastructure managed services to Singapore-based independent oil and gas business InterOil.

Published in Listed Tech

Software-defined network (SDN) provider Cyan has partnered with Kordia New Zealand to market and support Cyan technology solutions throughout New Zealand, Australia, the South Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea.

Published in Resellers
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 16:49

PNG merger for MCR and Allcom

Two of Papua New Guinea’s ICT services vendors, MCR and Allcom, have merged to make the new company one of the largest ICT providers in the region.

Published in Deals

IBM has secured a multi-million dollar deal with Coca-Cola Amatil to streamline CCA’s South Pacific operations, including in Australia.

Published in Deals
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