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K1.6m Busu classroom opened

The building, complete with an additional K50,000 computer lab, is set aside for the Grade 12 and 11 science students.

Speaking at the event, chairman of the Digicel PNG Foundation, Michael Henao, said they have been looking forward to the opening of the two-storey K1.6 million building, which is the highest amount the Foundation has ever spent on a single classroom.

Digicel announces festive winners

The draw was officiated at the Digicel Head Office on Thursday 5, January 2023 by Digicel PNG chief executive officer, Colin Stone and witnessed by Senior Constable Tony Urambo of the Royal PNG Constabulary.

Mr Stone said “Today, we are quite excited to announce that we have come to the end of our ‘Share More Joy this Christmas’ Promotion in which our customers were given the chance to win their share of over K500, 000 in cash and prizes. We will also be selecting our three Grand Cash Prize winners of K30, 000, K50, 000 and K100, 000 cash.

Experience on the go with new Digicel TV App

With the DigicelTV App, customers can now indulge with more of the programs they love including, rugby, soccer, drama, movies and entertainment on the go from their smartphone.

Replacing the PlayGo App, the new DigicelTV App offers the best in Sports, Kids, Entertainment and Premium channels all in one place, offering customers the ultimate entertainment experience on the go.  

Everyday People: Jimmy Jack

Jimmy is an Information Technology Support Officer with Digicel PNG at the headquarters in Gordon.

This would be his first job straight out of Datec Learning Centre where he studied for two years.

Jimmy finished his secondary level of schooling at the Port Moresby International School, where the courses he took boosted his interest in IT.

After POMIS he registered at Datec Learning Centre to pursue his studies in IT.

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Digicel's K7m Platinum Sponsorship

PNG’s leading telecommunications provider and digital operator is backing the two national teams, signing on as a Platinum Sponsor for three seasons commencing this year.

Digicel PNG’s Senior Vice President, Lorna McPherson said, “As Platinum Sponsors, I am equally delighted and excited to announce our commitment of over two million kina a year to our National Rugby League teams and flag bearers, the PNG Kumuls and PNG Orchids. This is indeed is a milestone sponsorship for us as we increase our level of support and investment in the sport of rugby league in PNG.”

Digicel Launch “Mad Moni” Promotion

The promotion will give customers a chance to win cash daily, weekly and also a grand cash prize, plus loads of daily free credit winners.

Customers will simply top up K5 or more or buy any 4G smartphone and they automatically qualify for a chance to win their share of the K500,000 cash and credits giveaway.


Dominant Industry Player Levy

CEO of Digicel PNG, Colin Stone, has highlighted that Digicel PNG achieved its market position through sizeable investment of over US$1 Billion in infrastructure across all of PNG’s 89 Districts since launching in 2007. ‘We are proud of our enviable record of connecting more Papua New Guineans with each other, and the world, than any other operator in the market’ Stone said.  ‘It appears to us that the Proposed Levy is an attempt to undermine the nation’s progress in this regard.

More Ways to Win With Digicel

It means everyone can be a winner this Christmas with Digicel.

The telecommunications company is leveraging all of its apps, products and services to reward customers simply for being part of the Digicel family.

The MyDigicel app will serve as the go-to place for all things prize related.

Taking engagement to the next level, Digicel says the more customers use Digicel’s suite of digital apps (BiP, D’Music, GoLoud, Loop, PlayGo and Billo), the more chances they get to win prizes this Christmas. 

Lae Youths Upskilled

Under Save the Children’s Hand Heart Pocket project, the youths are undergoing educational, SME and life skills training.

Save the Children’s Hand Heart Pocket is a three-year youth project that is being implemented in Port Moresby and Lae.

The program supports marginalised youths between the ages of 14 and 24, including people living with disabilities.

It strives to give them a chance to succeed in education and employment.

Partnership To Support Youth

The agreement paves way for Save The Children beneficiaries to receive cash support on their mobile phone using Digicel CellMoni. 
The Mobile Cash Transfer is part of Save the Children’s Disaster Preparedness work under its Cash and Voucher Assistance project to have mechanisms in place to help youths and families following a disaster like a landslide, cyclone, earthquake, or pandemic with cash payments for essential items.