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Australia’s biggest telecommunications company acquires Digicel Pacific

Telstra will continue to invest in and operate the business across its six South Pacific markets – Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.

Oliver Camplin-Warner, Telstra International CEO, said the deal was an exciting milestone for the Digicel Pacific business and its customers in Papua New Guinea.

Digicel gives free 100 minutes calls to all its customers in Nauru

Digicel Nauru CEO, Christopher Manaog, said; “We want our customers to stay connected with their friends and family. So, at this time we want to do all that we can to help. Providing our Digicel family with free calls daily for 100 minutes means that they have one less thing to worry about and focus on their livelihood and reconnecting with loved ones.”

Digicel customers will be able to call their loved ones every day for free till Sunday, July 10th.

Digicel delivers life changing high speed internet services to the people of the Pacific

Using a Free Space Optical Communication (FSOC) link for the first time, Digicel will deliver high-speed internet to remote regions using equipment that’s easy to transport and install, even at sites located around forests or near large bodies of water.

Digicel sponsors Miss Nauru pageant

The sponsorship will see Miss Nauru receive $2,000 cash plus 50GB monthly for 12 months’ worth $2,500 while the Miss People’s choice will get $500 cash from Digicel.

Digicel Nauru CEO, Christopher Manaog, said; “We are delighted to partner with the Miss Nauru pageant committee to support this event.  The theme for the pageant mirrors our vision at Digicel: empowering women in leadership. I’m proud to say that 75% of Digicel staff in Nauru are women.”

Digicel seals naming rights for 3rd year for AUD$80k with AFL Nauru

The one-year deal signed today is a substantial investment and includes the naming rights of the elite competition - AFL Nauru Men’s District Competition.

Digicel Nauru CEO, Christopher Manaog, said; “We are elated to continue our partnership with AFL Nauru. AFL is the most loved sport in the country and we are happy to throw our support behind this popular event. We are looking forward to another successful season this year after two exciting tournaments over the last two years.”

Digicel scores big – Wins Ookla Speedtest Awards in Samoa and Tonga

Digicel Samoa was designated Fastest Mobile Network and Fastest Internet Provider while Digicel Tonga got the Best Mobile Coverage Ookla Awards, making it the go-to place for a superior data experience.

Ookla, the company behind Speedtest, is the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis.

Digicel celebrates International Women’s Day

At Digicel Pacific, this theme celebrates the great efforts of our women across our five markets - Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and Nauru in shaping a more equal future, accepting differences and celebrating diversity.

Digicel continues to improve connectivity in Tonga

The service was restored following the set-up of a satellite link which had capacity limitations.

Digicel Regional CEO, Shally Jannif, said; “As soon as the link was opened up and international calls got restored last night, we saw an influx of callers as there were up to 200 simultaneous calls. We know that a lot of people tried to call their loved ones in Tonga but were having issues with connection. Today, our technical team did further upgrades on the link and we are pleased to announce that now 400 calls can be done at a time.”

Digicel working round the clock to establish international communication with Tonga

Our domestic network in Tongatapu is active and we are working to restore international connectivity. Digicel’s engineers and the technical team are working on the issues and hope to have them resolved in the shortest time possible.

Digicel working to restore its international connectivity affected by volcanic eruption in Hunga Ha'apai Island in Tonga

A tsunami has hit Tonga’s largest island Tongatapu, as a result, Digicel customers in the Kingdom of Tonga have experienced disruption in their mobile service. Digicel’s domestic mobile towers are in operation across Tongatapu.