Papua New Guinea’s broadband network ‘on track’, but there will be challenges, says analyst

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The rollout of PNG’s National Transmission Network is on track for completion later this year. It will transform the nation’s digital highway, but that does not mean there will not be challenges, telecommunications analyst Henry Lancaster tells Business Advantage PNG.

In brief: Moody’s downgrades Papua New Guinea ratings because of balance of payments pressures, and other business stories

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Moody’s downgrades Papua New Guinea ratings, National Broadband Network to be launched by year’s end, and warnings of a ‘crisis’ in the oil services industry. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Progress on Papua New Guinea’s national broadband network

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Construction of Papua New Guinea’s national broadband network is progressing, with major milestones set be reached by mid 2015, according to technology consultant Sundar Ramamurthy, who is assisting the PNG government’s Independent Public Business Corporation on the project.

Papua New Guinea’s national broadband network speeding to completion

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The dream of high speed broadband in Papua New Guinea has taken a step closer, with the completion of a fibre-optic cable connecting Gulf Province with the ExxonMobil-run PNG LNG plant, 20km north of Port Moresby.

Will 2013 be the year of broadband in PNG?

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Hopes are high in Papua New Guinea’s telecommunications industry that internet services are finally about to become more accessible and more affordable.