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Digicel announces sponsorship for Madang annual golf event

The Madang Open 2016 will run over two days from Saturday June 25 until Sunday June 26.

At the cheque presentation held on Tuesday May 3 at the Madang Golf Club, Digicel Sales Area Manager, John Rem said Digicel was thrilled to sponsor Madang’s annual sporting event.

“At Digicel, we are great supporters of many other regional and international golf tournaments, it’s important to look after events that matter in our regions,” he said.

Digicel boost’s PNG Music awards with K80,000

The sponsorship, which allows Digicel to gain naming rights, will assist in staging the event scheduled on April 30.

This is the fourth year that Digicel has sponsored the awards night and throughout this time, the company has helped put the spotlight on hundreds of PNG’s very talented musicians and singers.

Musicians and bands, whose songs had been frequently requested by listeners on YUMIFM in 2015, will finally be recognized on the night for their effort in promoting PNG style music.

Digicel set to take on Ginigoada in netball final

This is a first for Digicel to make it to a netball grand final.

Coach Susan Pala said it had been a long road but hard work and commitment has paid off.

“We first entered the competition in 2010 and worked our way up from the lower divisions to division 5 and 6 this season.

“We're very excited and looking forward to Sunday,” said Pala.

Digicel has beaten Ginigoada twice already this season, which Pala said has given the girls a lot of confidence for the game.

“The girls will give a 120 percent effort tomorrow to play their best and win,” said Pala.

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Pruaitch’s party to partner with Pangu


Treasurer Patrick Pruaitch has announced his party’s intentions in partnering with the Pangu Pati and Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party to form a coalition government after the 2017 elections.

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K800,000 to boost ethnic clash operations


A total of K800,000 was put in to help police operation into the ethnic clash between Western Highlanders and Sepiks in Madang.

MV Rabaul Queen trial continues


Customers get free services due to technical issue

In a move to minimise the impact on our customers, Digicel reacted quickly and made a decision to provide free services. Charging for various services was restored over the course of the day and fully restored by mid-night.

Digicel’s speed to react in giving free services brought smiles to many customers’ faces. These free services meant that more of our valued customers were able to stay in touch with their family and friends all over Papua New Guinea.

Captains in town for Digicel Cup launch

Digicel Cup 2016 captains Nelson Daplen (Agmark Rabaul Gurias), John Gand (Bintangor Goroka Lahanis), Rex Yalon (Enga Mioks), David Lapua (Hela Wigmen), Roya Kela (Lae Snax Tigers), Issac Mel (Mendi Muruks) and Danny Aaron (Mt. Hagen Eagles) will arrive in Port Moresby on Sunday.

They will join Port Moresby based captains Samuel Koim (SNS Port Moresby Vipers), Jolam Jerry (TNA Simbu Lions) and Joda Wesley (Waghi Tumbe) to launch the season.

Digicel will host the official launch with the PNGNRL board and franchise members as well as Government dignitaries.

Digicel Play’s new satellite dishes, to boost TV viewing

Digicel Play has installed two new satellite dishes at its Gordons headquarters in Port Moresby, as well as a new television studio which will broadcast local content to PNG residents. 

The two dishes, which have taken 18-months to design and develop, will boost coverage of Digicel Play throughout PNG and the wider Pacific region including Fiji, Nauru and Tonga.

Digicel Play CEO, Nico Myer, said the installation of the two satellite dishes was a huge milestone for the broadcaster.

Digicel to giveaway 10 Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge mobile phones this Easter

The NAU FM and YUMI FM breakfast crews will each call one customer from 8am to 10am each morning over the five days, with winners announced on-air and on Digicel PNG’s Facebook page.

Digicel’s Head of Consumer, Khattar Fehmi, said he was excited to announce this year’s Easter Phone Giveaway campaign.

“As PNG’s leading telecommunications provider, Digicel is thrilled to giveaway these mobile phones to 10 lucky customers,” he said.

Digicel and Samsung keep PNG connected to smartphone technology

Unveiled today in Port Moresby, the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones feature state-of-the-art mobile technology including an enhanced design, with powerful performance presented to the high-end market of mobile phone consumers.

Digicel PNG CEO, Maurice McCarthy, said Samsung’s new smartphone technology is a leader in its field.