In brief: Kumul Submarine Cable System completes connections and other business stories

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The Kumul Submarine Cable lands in Bougainville , the Pasca A gas project is on its way to becoming the first offshore field development in PNG and the PNG Tourism Promotion Authority reveals the impact COVID-19 on the tourism industry. The business news your need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Wafi-Golpu negotiations to resume and other business stories

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PNG’s Prime Minister green-lights Wafi-Golpu negotiations, Twinza’s Pasca A project is next on the government’s list and Vision City Mega Mall announces rent assistance for businesses. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: World Bank anticipates drop in exports for Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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The World Bank predicts lower export revenue for Papua New Guinea, fuel prices set to fall, and retailer appeals for calm. The business news you need to kickstart your week. 

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.