Interviews

Five questions for Richard Broadbridge, Managing Director of Lightspeed PNG 

Lightspeed PNG is a fixed wireless and satellite internet provider in Papua New Guinea. The company was launched just prior to APEC in 2018 and offers internet, managed services and solar powered solutions to a number of urban and rural customers including Loloata Island Resort, Coffee Industry Corporation and Oil Search Foundation (Santos) Managing Director, Richard Broadbridge, shares with Business Advantage PNG the secrets behind its growth.
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Papua New Guinea could provide ‘ideal locations’ for green hydrogen production: IFC

Green hydrogen has been touted as the next big move to lower carbon emissions and Papua New Guinea is well positioned to develop this resource. Devesh Singh, the International Finance Corporation’s Operations Officer (Climate & Energy) – South Asia and Pacific, tells Business Advantage PNG what green hydrogen could mean for PNG and other developing nations.
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Technology & growth: Moni Plus looks to a banking licence and IPO

Despite the pandemic’s severe economic impacts in Papua New Guinea, financial institution Heduru Moni Limited (trading as Moni Plus) achieved record-breaking revenues and profits in 2021. Business Advantage PNG sat down with the company’s new CEO, Aho Baliki OBE, to discuss its successes and ambitious plans for growth.
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Security & strategy: online payments to transform Internal Revenue Commission

Papua New Guinea's Internal Revenue Commission (IRC) recently established an online payment portal, ‘myIRC,’ as part of its strategy to take the country's tax system online. Business Advantage PNG sits down with Commissioner General Sam Koim to see how it is going and discuss the IRC's long-term strategy.
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Coca-Cola’s new vision for Papua New Guinea

Coca-Cola is now manufactured and marketed in Papua New Guinea by the biggest bottler in the world, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), following its acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil. Business Advantage PNG sat down with CCEP's PNG General Manager, Philippe Mondada, to talk about the future of the soft drinks giant in PNG.
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