DBTI’s practical learning boosted

According to WILL President Gou Kere, the group facilitated for the donation of equipment from the company’s Digicel Business arm.

Kere says the equipment can be used by the students for practical learning, adding that Digicel Business is proud to help students further their learning through such activities.

IT Instructor with DBTI, Noel Kibai, thanked Digicel PNG for the donation, adding that it will go a long way in helping with teaching the students.

Digicel acquires major ICT business in the French Overseas Territories

Operating across the French Overseas Territories (in the West Indies and Indian Ocean), IDOM Technologies provides a wide range of ICT services spanning connectivity, voice and security services to over 800 business and public sector customers across a range of industries including insurance, commerce, financial services, health and automotive.

Angoram man guilty of stealing from bank

Mike Mack of Angoram in the East Sepik Province was sentenced to two years in prison however that sentence was suspended because he repaid all those monies.

Mack was a call centre agent with BSP retail in Port Moresby, when he accessed two accounts belonging to a John Warang and transferred the monies.

He committed the crime between February 18 and March 6, 2016 by accessing the accounts using the account holder’s mobile banking personal details.

He got a sim replacement from Digicel, and used Warang’s mobile numbers to make the transactions via mobile banking.

Digicel keeps Wantoks connected

The Gift a Plan option is available to all prepaid Digicel customers and will take the hassle out of buying a data plan for friends and family.

To Gift a Plan to their nearest and dearest, customers can easily select the type of plan they wish to purchase on behalf of others through the *777# menu, which has replaced the commonly used *129*.

Digicel Managing Director, Mobile, Shivan Bhargava said customers will have the option to select from 11 different data plans under the new menu.

Digicel extends thoughts and prayers to injured

This follows confirmation by the Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) that two people have been taken to hospital for serious injuries while a third person escaped harm.

In a media statement, Director Government Relations & Public Affairs, Gary Seddon, said Digicel was made aware of the accident on Wednesday involving personnel of the company contracted to provide tower and infrastructure services to Digicel.

“At this stage Digicel is aware that the incident has resulted in injuries to passengers and crew of the operating aircraft and a bystander.

Digicel slashes smartphone prices this Valentine’s

From Friday, 3 February, until Friday 17 February, Digicel will significantly reduce the prices on a variety of smartphones, including Blackberry, Alcatel and CAT.

Featured handsets include the Blackberry Z10 for K499.50, down from K1, 299; the Blackberry 9790, which was K1, 399 and will now sell for K649.50; the Alcatel 5050 now priced at K199.50 from K499 and the CAT B15, which was K949, and will sell for K499.40.

Digicel Managing Director, Mobile, Shivan Bhargava said the smartphone sales event was expected to be popular among locals.

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Woman guilty for stealing over K200,000 phone credits

Glenda Nugai was found guilty by the Court today after she admitted to allegations she transferred K232,000 worth of Digicel credits on 25 different occasions to a man, known to the court as Norman Ilikis, who sold the credits.

This allegedly took place between a period of three months, from 21 Nov 2014 to Jan 31, 2015.

Digicel compliant with NICTA’s SIM registration guidelines

Digicel has commenced the registration process for all new and existing customers’ SIM cards and has been in constant contact with the NICTA to ensure the organisation is kept up to date with Digicel’s efforts to support the new process. 

Whilst the process is currently a manual one, Digicel is developing registration software which will include upgrades from a semi-automated system to a fully automated system, making it easier for customers to register online.

Digicel reaches remote South coast of WNB

The WNB Provincial Government in partnership with Digicel PNG built two Towers in the area to improve the communication services

One tower was built in Maklo in Kandrian and the other at Airagilpua in Gloucester.

Governor Sasindran Muthuvel launched the two towers.

Muthuvel when speaking at the launch said we are living in the 21st century and communication is vital.

He told the people that from where he came from (India), they can excess internet, communicate with people in Kimbe and with the outside world.