Digicel Vaccinates Staff

Digicel Senior Vice President Lorna McPherson said that vaccinations are not mandatory, but the company is encouraging people to take the vaccine by explaining the benefits of the vaccine to ensure that staff are comfortable enough to take the vaccine.

She also added that it is important that communications stay up in the time of COVID as it is a necessity for the country.

Digicel sets the record straight

The release from Digicel states:

Following overwhelming support from our debtholders for these proposals, we are now progressing with the required administrative processes.

As such, we announced details of a proposed Scheme of Arrangement in the Bermudian Courts in connection with Digicel Group One Limited, which is purely an intermediate financing holding company.

This Scheme has the support of over 97% of its bondholders and also involves the appointment of light touch joint provisional liquidators to oversee the implementation of the Scheme.

Digicel in mourning following death of former Group CEO, Colm Delves

Colm passed away yesterday in Dublin, Ireland after a courageous battle with cancer.

Digicel launches COVID 19 toll free number

The Toll Free number is 1-800-200.

The Toll Free number was launched by Digicel CEO Collin Stone and acting Secretary for Health Dr Paison Dakulala in Port Moresby today.

Dr Dakulala thanked Digicel for the initiative in coming on board to disseminate information on the COVID 19 through its various media platforms.

9 steps to help fight coronavirus spread

As world heads of government continue to grapple with the mounting challenges, Digicel is contributing to efforts to educate the public and stem the coronavirus spread.

COVID-19 is spread mainly person-to-person, through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

At present there is no vaccine, so the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus.

Here we’ve compiled a list of easy steps to protect yourself and others:

New communications tower for Kikori

Governor Chris Haiveta announced the tower has been paid for and will be shipped up to the Station soon.

He announced this at Kikori Station recently.

“There will be a tower that the provincial government is putting up here. We've already paid for it, and it’s a matter of time for them to ship it across and the tower will be put up here by Digicel. So your communications issues are resolved,” said the Governor.

SHP woman wins K50,000

Topa, who is from Kagua, Southern Highlands Province, received the unexpected phone call from YumiFM’s renowned announcer Kasty, informing her that her number was randomly selected as the winning number in an automated draw for Digicel’s Christmas grand prize of K50,000 cash. 


Digicel victorious at World Communications Awards

Overall, Digicel was shortlisted four times across three categories and was pitted against the leading lights of the global communications industry at the 21st staging of the prestigious awards.

Digicel Dominica CEO, Nikima Royer Jno Baptiste, who was shortlisted in the “Women in Telecoms” category for her phenomenal work and leadership in the aftermath of the devastating category five Hurricane Maria, which ravaged the island of Dominica in 2017.

3G, 4G coverage into rural PNG

This is expensive and out of the reach of most Papua New Guineans.

It limits PNG in connecting businesses, families and to the rest of the world.

“PNG’s firm reliance on fast and reliable telecommunication services is essential, and there is only one provider that truly covers Papua New Guinea and that is Digicel,” says the firm.

Digicel shortlisted in three world awards categories

Digicel Dominica CEO, Nikima Royer Jno Baptiste, has been shortlisted in the Women in Telecoms category for her phenomenal work and leadership in the aftermath of the devastating category five Hurricane Maria which ravaged the island of Dominica in 2017.