Guam launches $11.4m project to expand broadband in southern villages

The Office of the Governor today announced the launch of a new fibre and 5G installation to expand broadband coverage in Southern Guam.  The $11.4 million project awarded to IT&E was authorised by the U.S

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Australia-owned Pacific Telco likely exploited by private spies

An Australian-owned mobile phone operator in the Pacific Islands, Digicel Pacific, has likely been used by private spy firms to track people on the other side of the world and steal their data, according to an expert

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Kacific and Solomon Telekom Company Limited (STCL) Join Forces in Partnership to Restore Internet Services after Anchor Incident  

Singapore and the Solomon Islands, 20 June 2023 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) reinforced its established partnership with Solomon Telekom Company Limited (STCL: Our Telekom) by swiftly restoring

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Kacific Wins the Gold Stevie® Award for CommsBox: Innovative Disaster Response Solution for Asia-Pacific Region 

Singapore, 24 April 2023 – CommsBox, a transportable, all-in-one satellite communications product from Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific), has been recognised at the 10th annual Asia-Pacific Stevie

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Telikom PNG makes K28million profit

Telikom PNG Limited, in which the two major superannuation funds are planning to own more than 50 per cent shares, has recorded a K28 million (US$7.9 million) profit in the last financial year. Telikom paid shareholder

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From terrestrial to satellites: Fong’s career reaches new heights

It was a keen "interest in technical things" very early on in life that drew Ivan Fong to the field of engineering. "Taking things apart, putting them back together and seeing if you can do something yourself" came as

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Telstra to tear out Digicel’s Huawei equipment in ‘next refresh’

Telstra-owned Digicel Pacific will tear out its Huawei-built equipment on its mobile infrastructure at its next refresh, the AFR reports. “In terms of any refreshes or upgrades in future dates, then that’s when

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Kacific Supports Vodafone PNG to Roll Out Brand-New Mobile Network Into Rural Areas

Kacific Mobile Backhaul Services Provide Reliable, High-Speed Connectivity JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Singapore, 22 August 2022 — Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has partnered with Vodafone PNG to deploy the

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Ocean Link upgrades 4G networks in Kiribati

A mobile phone company, Ocean Link Limited (OLL) has started a major mobile network 4G upgrade and coverage improvement on South Tarawa. A statement from Ocean-Link said the mobile network 4G upgrade started early this

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PNG embraces Telstra’s acquisition of Digicel

Papua New Guinea caretaker Prime Minister James Marape has welcomed the completion of Telstra’s acquisition of Digicel Pacific last week, saying it demonstrates international confidence in the national economy. He

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ICT kept us together

The recent Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association’s (PITA) annual Business Forum & Expo 2022 was what PITA Vice President and CEO of Vodafone Cook Islands, Phil Henderson called “a bit of an

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An Umbilical Cord Between New Caledonia and Fiji

When the Gondwana 2 submarine cable linking New Caledonia and Fiji was landed in Suva last month, FINTEL CEO George Samisoni described it as an “umbilical cord” linking the Pacific. Samisoni said it took seven years

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