• ICT

    OBG’s coverage of the telecoms sector looks at market structure, regulatory framework, government goals, foreign participation and the roll-out of new technologies. Our ICT analysis reviews hardware and software markets, corporate spending, national bandwidth and government support.
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Access to innovative technologies is gradually changing the social fabric of Papua New Guinea by creating a platform whereby users can gain access to knowledge, share ideas and develop business initiatives. With its diverse terrain of mountains and heavy forests, the adoption of mobile phone technology presents huge advantages to the overall...

 

In an attempt to close the gap on more developed nations, Papua New Guinea is pressing forward with major infrastructures projects while investing heavily in its bandwidth capabilities. Prior to the arrival of international competition in 2007, PNG relied almost entirely on dial-up internet connections. In 2017, after a decade of major...

 

Papua New Guinea’s ICT market is in the midst of a dynamic restructuring. Over the last decade the sector has experienced significant growth. However, despite advancements, pockets of isolated communities remain unconnected. As a result, the government has set out to expand the National Transmission Network (NTN), and along with the...

 

How do you see the recent merger impacting the telecommunications market in Papua New Guinea?

Chapter | ICT from The Report: Papua New Guinea 2017

Papua New Guinea’s ICT market is in the midst of a dynamic restructuring. Over the last decade the sector has experienced significant growth. However, despite advancements, pockets of isolated communities remain unconnected. As a result, the government has set out to expand the National Transmission Network, and along with the amalgamation of key state entities expected to encourage...

After a number of challenging years, PNG is starting to hit its equilibrium point again. It has largely passed through the period of difficult adjustments, and now some balance has returned. A number of long-planned projects are progressing and new areas of opportunity are being explored.