Digicel introduces SmartButler solution for Fiji Tourism

Mike Greig, Digicel Fiji CEO said; “This is an exciting innovation which brings the best in software as a service digitalize and boost our tourism economy. The introduction of this digital service underpins our commitment to better serve and support Fiji’s number one earner – the tourism sector. SmartButler is an exclusive product offered by Digicel for Fiji and the Pacific.”

Digicel backs champion AFL club

Speaking at the official announcement, Digicel PNG’s Senior Vice President, Lorna McPherson, said: “We are extremely delighted to have the opportunity to partner with the Lamana Dockers AFL Club this year.

“Digicel is a company that is highly passionate about helping local talents and teams develop in their respective sporting codes and this year, we are excited to extend our support to the Lamana Dockers.

Successful people are ordinary people

This was the message received by Digicel staff during an inaugural leadership program graduation.

Digicel ASPIRE is a development program designed to provide high professional Digicel staff support, and prepare them to move into future leadership roles within the business. 

The head of Digicel PNG Human Resource, Helen Gegeyo, said the program received overwhelming response from interested staff after it was launched on April 13th, 2018.

Digicel appoints first Fijian as Regional CEO for Pacific

No stranger to Digicel, Ms Jannif served until recently as the Chief Financial Officer – Pacific Hub based in Suva.

Ms Jannif has been with Digicel, in key decision making roles for the past six years. She joined Digicel Fiji in December 2012 as the Manager Financial Planning, a post which she held for two and a half years and was then appointed Digicel Fiji’s Financial Controller in June 2015 before being appointed CFO – Hub Markets in January 2017.

Digicel supports Special Olympics Team Fiji with $100,000 cash sponsorship

Digicel is the major sponsor of Special Olympics Team Fiji.

Digicel Fiji CEO, Mike Greig while signing the official sponsorship agreement said, “This is an on-going partnership which stretches years back to support Special Olympics Fiji in major events and now we are stepping up to support the team to attend the World meet.”

Special Olympics Team Fiji will send its largest contingent to the world meet with 21 athletes in five sports, supported by 14 strong volunteer team of managers and support staff.

Digicel lends timely help to 50 HART children with back to school items

Digicel staff got together and contributed general school stationary items while Star Printery gave all the exercise books to the children.

Digicel Fiji CEO, Mike Greig made the presentation and met the children and encouraged them to do their best in school this year.

“This is an excellent gesture at the start of the year, I want to thank Digicel Fiji staff who took pride and made an effort to buy stationary and help some needy children in our community,” said Greig.

Digicel provides new telemedicine facility for Suva Children’s Hospital

Digicel Founder and Chairman, Denis O’Brien, who was in Fiji last week as part of a tour of Digicel’s Pacific markets, launched the new teleconference facility at the hospital in Suva.

Digicel worked in partnership with the International Women’s Association, a non-profit group to see this milestone project through.

Digicel continues to back Nature Park

Digicel PNG has been a proud Gold Sponsor of Port Moresby Nature Park since 2012 through the provision of in-kind CUG, Internet, EVD Top Up and maintenance support. 

Digicel PNG Senior Vice President & Chief Sales Officer, Lorna McPherson, said: “We’ve been a sponsor to the Port Moresby Nature Park since their infant stages back in 2012 and we are delighted to have been a part of their growth their accomplishments over the years.

2mil Digicel customers reminded to register SIM

As the largest mobile network provider in PNG, the telecommunication firm is reminding its customers that the countdown is now on.

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

Digicel PNG Senior Vice President, Lorna McPherson, commented: “Our 2 million customers are very important to us, and we want to ensure they all remain connected. People still have time to register their SIM card and protect their number and connectivity.

Origin fever impacts Play Box sales

Supporters of the coveted State of Origin series congregate each Origin game in droves at tucker boxes and shop fronts with informal markets to crafty face painters cashing in on the opportunity.

Since the inception of the State of Origin concept in 1980, it has rapidly attracted a large following in Papua New Guinea.

Rural communities are glued to radios and those in urban towns set up their TV sets outdoors to get out of what would have been a very crowded living room, or meet up with friends and watch the match in a club.