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Countdown has already begun!

There won't be any further extensions, and Digicel has started to test systems to deactivate un-registered SIMs.

In an interview with the Digicel PNG Senior Vice President, Lorna McPherson, customers have been reminded that failure to register their SIM cards would mean that they would be cut off from connecting to the Digicel network. 

“You won’t be able to make a call, you won’t be able to SMS, you won’t be able to go on the internet; your SIM won’t work,” said McPherson.

Digicel PNG commits to back Lae police

Since its launch in May of last year, the toll free number 7090 3300 received 5,000 calls from sexual assaults, armed robberies, to expectant mothers going into labour in remote locations and seeking assistance.

Lae Metropolitan Superintendent, Anthony Wagambie Jr, said the Toll Free number has assisted them in a big way to fight crime in the city.

"We cannot express our appreciation enough to Digicel for this vital phone service. This phone number has changed the way we serve the community to keep them safe and respond when required.

New TV plans for Digicel

Customers should expect a 60-channel bundle on the Digicel TV terrestrial service in and around Port Moresby, and 60 & 80 channel bundles plus two special add-on packs on the Digicel TV Satellite service which covers the whole of Papua New Guinea. 

The new channel line-up includes FOX, HBO, Cartoon Network, Fox Sports, MTV, Discovery as well as Digicel TV’s exclusive coverage of the Hunters, NRL, English Premier League soccer, Super Rugby and more.

NICTA, Digicel sign K2m contract

The project was initiated by the National Information and Communications Technology Authority (NICTA) in partnership with the Education Department.

The contract was signed between NICTA and internet service provider Digicel PNG.

Dauli Teachers College (Hela), Nazarene, St Peter’s Channel Catholic College, Madang, Gaulim and Enga Teachers colleges will access internet connectivity and broadband Wi-Fi services under NICTA’s universal access service program.

Live rugby games on mobile phones

This was announced last night by CEO of Digicel Media & TV, Charlie Clementson, at the launching of the 2018 Digicel Cup season.

He said this is part of Digicel TV’s commitment to be the home of rugby league in the country, something that is extremely important to the company.

“Very soon in the next few months, everyone will be able to watch any rugby league games show on TVWAN on their mobile phones.

“So you’ll be able to sit with your mobile phone wherever you are on the Digicel network and be watching live rugby league games.

Digicel rolls out more value data bundles

The new plans come with 3 options in a package of K6, K25 and K99.   

K6  100MB           Unlimited Talk Time        10 SMS for 1 day

K25 1GB               Unlimited Talk Time        100 SMS for 7 days

K99 4GB               Unlimited Talk Time        500 SMS for 30 days  

These new data, talk time and SMS plans have never been seen in PNG before and offer more value to all our customers in PNG.  

Digicel PNG CEO, Valde Ferradaz, said: “At Digicel, it is all about connecting people and offering more value.

Digicel opens donation line

CEO Valde Ferradaz made the announcement while handing over a cheque of K636,000 to Prime Minister Peter O’Neill towards the cause.

Ferradaz says that since the earthquake struck, the company’s technical staff have been dispatched into the affected areas to ensure the communication network remains effective.

“When the earthquake struck we lost 66 towers, destroyed mainly in the highlands region, and we mobilised 9 of our top teams to go into the region by helicopter and try and connect the nation as quickly as possible.

Digicel PNG acknowledges women

A small part significant event was held within Digicel PNG’s head office in Port Moresby on March 8 to acknowledge the efforts of its female employees on International Women’s Day.

Amongst those present was CEO Valde Ferradaz, who acknowledged that women play an important role in influencing and shaping society.

“Male ego is dangerous for the planet, making men self-centred.

“The empowering of women is a necessity for balance,” explained Valde Ferradaz.

Digicel donates over half a million to earthquake initiative

While the initial earthquake saw lives lost and created extensive damage, the aftershocks have continued to cause damage, destruction and stress on the people of the Southern Highlands Province.

Digicel was also heavily impacted during these earthquakes, having 66 of its towers affected within the province on the day of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake.

Digicel opens Staff Family shop

The shop was opened today by Digicel PNG CEO, Valde Ferradaz, who stated that it is a great initiative for sales as well as training for the staff.

The opening of the shop will now enable the retail staff among others to go through practical training on how to make sales in Digicel outlets or shops throughout the country.

It was also revealed that the shop was purposely initiated as a centre for excellence for staff involved in sales and ensure product awareness for training purposes.