In brief: ICCC approves Telstra’s acquisition of Digicel and other business stories

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Green light for Telstra’s acquisition in Papua New Guinea, Newcrest posts disappointing six month results and flights to Lihir Island resume. The business news your need this week.

Papua New Guinea’s 2022 Budget to address budget repair

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Papua New Guinea’s Treasurer Ian Ling-Stuckey is expected to deliver his third National Budget tomorrow (Thursday), with a major focus on managing the country’s K6 billion budget deficit.

What are Telstra’s plans for Digicel Pacific?

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Australia’s largest telco has agreed to buy Digicel Pacific. Business Advantage PNG considers what we know about its plans for the company.

Digicel Pacific to be purchased by Telstra ‘in partnership’ with the Australian Government

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A US$1.6 billion (K3.51 billion) deal has been struck for Australia’s largest telco to acquire Digicel Pacific, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific’s largest telecommunications business.

Digicel Pacific’s Khafra Kambon on supporting technological development in Papua New Guinea

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Khafra Kambon, Commercial Director at Digicel Pacific, will be speaking at Innovation PNG 2019 in Port Moresby on 8 November. In this exclusive interview with Business Advantage PNG, he talks about connectivity challenges, infrastructure and Papua New Guinea’s digital future.

People Moves: Digicel PNG, Tropicair, reshuffle in Papua New Guinea’s cabinet

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New Finance Minister, Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister appoints Acting Justice Minister and Attorney General, Tropicair gets a new Chief Executive and Digicel PNG announces new CEO.

People Moves: Digicel, Remington Group, Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kina, Nambawan Super

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Digicel Papua New Guinea announces new head of HR, Remington Group welcomes a manager to its marketing team and POMCCI appoints a new CEO.

People moves: Digicel

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New chief operating officer for Digicel

People Moves: Digicel

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A senior vice president appointed at Digicel.

Digicel Chairman says Papua New Guinea ‘fantastic’ location for investment

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The Chairman and founder of telecommunications company Digicel, Denis O’Brien, describes Papua New Guinea as a vibrant country that is a ‘fantastic location’ for investors. But he says the physical terrain also made it his company’s most challenging market.