Innovative mobile microinsurance providing crucial safety net for Papua New Guineans

These new microinsurance products have managed to do away with the usual lengthy paperwork processes, preliminary health checks and identification associated with some traditional insurance products.  Subscription via text message leads to enrollment and periodic insurance premiums are set up for automatic, deductions.

Sky Pacific welcomes the world famous Paramount channel

From noon today, it will be broadcast for tens of thousands of Sky Pacific customers across the region.

Since Digicel has taken ownership of Sky Pacific a mere 2 months ago, they have already started improving content- and the introduction of the Paramount Channel is further testament to their dedication to bring about positive change for customers.

Digicel wins Best Business Solution Award for 2nd consecutive year

The award was presented in Port Vila, Vanuatu during the two-day Pacific ICT Days event where members of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) gathered to celebrate the World Telecommunications and Information Society Day for 2016.
The event showcases and celebrates outstanding ICT solutions from within the Pacific.

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Pala application refused


A five-man Supreme Court bench today refused an application filed by Attorney General Ano Pala asking the higher court to stay three proceedings in the lower courts.

New desalination project for Manus


Digicel finally granted permission to operate Sky Pacific

Attorney-General and Minister for Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum outlined in a press conference three different licences given to Digicel Fiji, effective from Monday:

  • Broadcast licence under the Television Decree;
  • Spectrum licence under the regulations of the National Spectrum Decree; and
  • Special licence under the Media Industry Development Decree.

Minister Sayed-Khaiyum said Digicel could not show any advertisement unless an agreement with the three existing free-to-air (FBC TV, Fiji One, Mai TV) channels is made.

PNG music royalty join NRL in the Park

The entertainment provided at the launch also showcased PNG’s big name musicians who perform to the delight of Madang audience who had gathered since 12 noon to await the actual launch at 2pm.

Youths and those in the mood  dance swayed, twisted and turned as they danced  when current PNG music sensation Nathan Nakikus and his band belted out their popular numbers.

Madang Province’s popular music artist Demas Saul was chatting with this writer when he was spotted by Leonard Kania who hurried over for an embrace and chat。

Digicel Shares the Love this Valentine’s Day

Only for the 24 hours of Sunday 14th February, Digicel customers will be able to make calls to other Digicel customers for only 10 toea a minute.

Digicel’s Head of Consumer Khattar Fehmi said Digicel was thrilled to introduce the promotion that enables all of PNG to speak to their loved ones this Valentine’s Day.

“We are delighted to provide this promotion to facilitate connectivity and we believe the competitive rate of 10 toea per minute ensures all of PNG has the opportunity to connect with their families and friends.”

With the new Alcatel Pixi 3 (3.5) you can do anything!

Then grab the Alcatel Pixi 3. It’s a popular smartphone that is specifically designed to adapt to the changing world. The Pixi 3 (3.5) aims to give you plenty of bang for your buck.

A 2-megapixel rear camera allows you to take great photos and that all important perfect selfie. The 3.5 inch touch screen makes it easy for anyone to use.  

Digicel to celebrate with Christmas specials

This new rendition is a cheerful Pacific Christmas music collaboration, available for all Digicel customers across the company’s six Pacific countries, including PNG.

The collaboration includes the popular Jay Lieasi and the talented Bianca Noka from PNG, Stan from Vanuatu’s leading reggae band ‘Stan & The Earth Force’, ‘Big Wilz and Fill’ passionate musicians that make up the band ‘Makare’ from Fiji, Angela Afeaki from Tonga. The Onski Brothers represented Samoa and Abner, Nauru’s leading artist completed the eclectic mix.

Digicel celebrates family this Christmas

Digicel is once again bringing families and the Pacific’s greatest musical talent together with an upbeat new version of their hit song ‘We Are Family’. This new rendition is a cheerful Pacific Christmas music collaboration, available to all Digicel customers across the company’s six Pacific countries.