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.

In brief: Papua LNG scheduled to commence in 2027 and other business stories

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Total E&P’s MD outlines Papua LNG schedule, the Internal Revenue Commission signs Memorandum of Agreement with the SME Corporation and Air Niugini to resume services to Sydney. The business news you need today.

Oil Search and Digicel bids: is Papua New Guinea entering mergers and acquisitions season?

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Australian telecommunications giant Telstra has been in negotiations to buy Digicel, Papua New Guinea’s largest telco. Meanwhile, gas company Santos has been pursuing PNG’s largest company, Oil Search. Why is PNG seeing such mergers and acquisitions activity, and are more likely?

Telikom CEO predicts 100% Papua New Guinea telco coverage within 2 years

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The CEO of Telikom PNG predicts all Papua New Guinea will be able to connect to the Internet within two years. In a wide-ranging review of PNG’s telecommunications industry, Michael Donnelly canvasses lower prices, new investment, takeovers and the impact of competition policy.

The high price of calling Papua New Guinea

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Why are call rates to Papua New Guinea from overseas so expensive? The answer’s not quite as simple as you might think, as Business Advantage PNG discovered.

Opening up the telecommunications market

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Papua New Guinea’s new regulatory regime for ICT is being credited with bringing about greater competition and an expansion of services. Business Advantage spoke with Charles Punaha of the National Information and Communications Technology Authority, the industry’s regulator, to discover how. Can you explain the changes to the way Papua New Guinea’s ICT sector is […]