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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.

Digicel congratulates Lamana Dockers on reaching finals

This weekend will see the chance to record a rare and historic treble as the Senior Men’s side, the Reserve Grade and the Women’s team play in their respective Grand Finals at the Colts Oval, in the nation’s capital.

Director of Digicel Government Relations Gary Seddon said Digicel are strong supporters of sport in Papua New Guinea and across the world.

“We believe in dedication, hard work and perseverance to achieve goals.

“The Dockers have proven that with hard work, training and ability, they can reach the final with not just one side but three!

​P10 officially launched today

Huawei Technologies, in collaboration with Digicel PNG, officially launched the latest entry to the ‘P’ series during a breakfast event.

The P10 smartphone is the latest Huawei ‘P’ series model to hit the market, boasting technological improvements rivaling that of other brands.

What gives the P10 an edge over its rival brands is its camera which has been co-engineered with Leica, a German company that manufactures optics and high end cameras.

Challenges of life after sports

Captain of the PNG Hunters Ase Boas says that this is a sad reality that many face.

Boas and his team mates took part in a recent financial literacy training given by Digicel PNG.

The training focused on being money smart and ways to enable simple saving measures.

Facilitated by the Digicel Learning center, the one day training which was broken up into two separate sessions for the team helped the team to be more money minded in their approach to saving and spending.

Introducing Digicel’s new self-care voice service

The sophisticated, user-friendly self-care voice platform is expected to significantly improve the way and speed at which customers get their queries resolved and get information on the different products, services and offers available to them.

By dialing 123 from their mobile phones, customers can simply follow the prompts to get their queries addressed and get information they need just like that - without having to join lines in a store or wait for the next available agent on the line. Best of all, the service is free to all Digicel customers.

Digicel condemns withdrawal rumours

The telecommunication and entertainment company unequivocally refutes the false statements, which have been widely circulated on social media.

Digicel’s senior management team says: “Since launching its operations in 2007, Digicel has invested significantly in Bougainville and provided employment and other business opportunities, both directly and indirectly, to many individuals and businesses in Bougainville. 

“Digicel intends to continue investing in Bougainville and remains fully committed to the people of Bougainville.”

​Digicel announces SOO lucky winners

The lucky winning customers who had taken part in the State of Origin Digicel subscription competition have each won a set top box plus 6 month free subscription from Digicel.

The daily winners for the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th of July are;

4th July winner - Peter. S from Jiwaka Province

5th July winner - Sam. T From Lae Morobe Province

6th July winner - Ronda. T of Gordons, Port Moresby

7th July winner - Vincent. H from Tari Town

​Partnership growing strong

The Park's general manager, Michelle McGeorge, recalls joining the park seven years ago.

The area had no proper communication platform - no telephone line and internet. There were only 5 computers and 2 email addresses.

Since commencing this partnership, Digicel has helped in projects such as lining fibre optic cabling, CUG (closed user group) for staff, telephone line and internet.

Today, Digicel once more announced its continued gold sponsorship support of the park.