Bridging the digital divide in Papua New Guinea ‘not impossible any more’, says PNG DataCo’s CEO

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Businesses in Papua New Guinea should be looking to take advantage of cloud technology according to Paul Komboi, Chief Executive Officer of PNG DataCo. He said the technology is expected to be launched this year.

In brief: Mineral Resources Authority to decentralise and other business stories

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Mineral Resources Authority to decentralise functions, new hotel in Port Moresby, and Papua New Guinea says goodbye to the submarine cable that connected it to the world for over 15 years.

Analysis: is phone data getting cheaper in Papua New Guinea?

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There has been much enthusiasm about new undersea internet cables in Papua New Guinea and predicted improvements in internet pricing, but is there a real change? Amanda H A Watson, Picky Airi and Moses Sakai analyse the changes in pricing for the first half of the year.

Cashless conversion: Papua New Guinea gets ready for an ecommerce revolution

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The Coral Sea Cable has landed and the pandemic has forced more businesses to go online, so has ecommerce’s time finally come in PNG? Business Advantage PNG’s latest business briefing asks some of the experts.

Are satellites the future of affordable internet in Papua New Guinea?

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Kacific Broadband Satellites Group has the potential to transform Papua New Guinea by delivering reliable internet connectivity to people in remote and rural areas. Here’s how.

Phone wars: Bmobile ready to take on the competition, says CEO

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With lower prices, and more investment in customer service and infrastructure, state-owned telco Bmobile says it is ‘competition ready’ in the face of a dominant existing market leader and a new competitor due later this year.

Three reforms needed for the ‘digitalisation’ of Papua New Guinea [opinion]

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PwC’s Mohammad Chowdhury and Jonathan Seeto argue PNG needs three critical market reforms if it wants to make the most of its new telecommunications infrastructure.

Hack-proofing Papua New Guinea: the new cybersecurity challenge

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As Papua New Guinea catches up in its adoption of digital technologies, there is an urgent need to improve cybersecurity. According to Alberto Cimas, Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Risk and Consulting Practice in PNG, the first step is to understand how easy it is to hack a computer system

Papua New Guinea set for e-government revolution

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The first phase of the Papua New Guinea Government’s new ‘State-in-a-Phone’ project aims to give citizens access to an online government information portal before the end of the year. There will also be benefits for business.

Boardroom briefing: Dumb Things, nostalgia bad for business, and lateral phishing

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The dumb things we do, thinking that the past is always better could be terrible for your business, and the dangers of lateral phishing. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.