Digicel completes Share Purchase Agreement for Tonga Cable Ltd

As a result, Government will be able to co-finance alongside the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, the extension of the fibre optic cable to Vava’u and Ha’apai Islands for an improved telecommunication service in both Island groups. 

This announcement reinforces Digicel’s objective to increase accessibility to and penetration of communications to Tonga – as well as to deliver the economic and social benefits that communications bring.

Digicel acquires major ICT business in the French Overseas Territories

Operating across the French Overseas Territories (in the West Indies and Indian Ocean), IDOM Technologies provides a wide range of ICT services spanning connectivity, voice and security services to over 800 business and public sector customers across a range of industries including insurance, commerce, financial services, health and automotive.

Digicel Introduces Money Minded to Nauru

Designed to be part of Digicel Head Start Training Program, the Money Minded Program gives training to people in their organization and communities the skills to plan for the future, save their money, budgets and set realistic and achievable goals.

The training program was held over a period of three days at the Nauru Secondary School Library and was facilitated by a certified Money Minded trainer, Mr. Samuela Rabuku, Digicel Pacific Learning and Development Manager. 

Brave police officer rewarded with new mobile phone

Constable Anthony Kendang and his colleagues, from the Superintendent Operations Office in Boroko, were responding to an armed robbery at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Downtown Port Moresby on Monday morning.

During the robbery, an armed suspect shot him. Luckily, the bullet missed his heart when it hit his mobile phone and power pack, which was in his pocket at the time of the incident.

The lucky police officer was saved by a mobile phone, which acted as a shield for his heart when the bullet was fired.

Digicel and Samsung show off Virtual Reality (VR)

The VR unit has proved a BIG hit with customers with young and old experiencing a Virtual Reality World.

Ben Kealy, CEO at Digicel said: “he was delighted to work with Samsung to bring this new innovation technology to the island of Nauru. It opens up a whole new world to the people of Nauru.

He concluded by reiterating that he was extremely happy that both young and old were experiencing a VR world”.


Digicel sets sights on future at Business Solutions Conference

The conference, which was held for Digicel Leaders in the Pacific Markets, was hosted by Gary Cobain, Head of Digicel Pacific ICT Business Solutions.

The two-day event served as a training platform for Digicel staff to increase their knowledge of business products and services to provide better solutions for Digicel’s business customers.

Gary Cobain said the conference focused on increasing awareness of the benefits technology can deliver for businesses across the South Pacific region including greater efficiencies and increased productivity.

Sky Pacific welcomes the world famous Paramount channel

From noon today, it will be broadcast for tens of thousands of Sky Pacific customers across the region.

Since Digicel has taken ownership of Sky Pacific a mere 2 months ago, they have already started improving content- and the introduction of the Paramount Channel is further testament to their dedication to bring about positive change for customers.

Digicel wins Best Business Solution Award for 2nd consecutive year

The award was presented in Port Vila, Vanuatu during the two-day Pacific ICT Days event where members of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) gathered to celebrate the World Telecommunications and Information Society Day for 2016.
The event showcases and celebrates outstanding ICT solutions from within the Pacific.

Nauru Secondary School receives 12 new WiMAX units from Digicel

CEO at Digicel, Ben Kealy, said that: “he was extremely happy to support the NSS and hoped that FREE internet access and Wi-Fi would help the students at the NSS develop their education - especially those in Years 11 and 12 who have project works to complete in their final years at the school.

Digicel takes ownership of Sky Pacific

Digicel Fiji Chief Executive Officer, Darren McLean while switching on the new Sky Pacific service for the first time under Digicel’s ownership said that this was historic for Fiji and a milestone for Digicel in the region.