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Papua New Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

Papua New Guinea would benefit from improved telecoms connectivity

With fixed teledensity having seen little change over the past two decades, progress in PNGs telecommunications has come primarily from mobile networks, where accessibility has expanded from less than 3% population coverage in 2006 to more than 89% today with a combination of 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks on offer depending on location. 2G still exists in many rural and remote areas, with 3G and 4G LTE centred more on urban areas.

Network deployment costs are high in PNG due to the relatively low subscriber base, the impervious terrain, and the high proportion of the population living in rural areas. As a result, fixed telecom infrastructure is almost non-existent outside urban centres, leaving most of the population un-serviced. The existing submarine cable infrastructure is also no longer adequate and Internet services are expensive and slow.

By bridging the digital divide between the rural and urban areas, PNG would reap both economic and social benefits.

Internet access is expected to improve with the 2018 build-out of a new submarine cable known as the Coral Sea Cable System which will link PNG to the Solomon Islands, with a connecting cable to the Australian (Sydney) landing station. It will provide increased capacity and reliability as well reduce Internet costs for consumers.

In addition, a MoU was established between Australia and APEC partners in November 2018 which will see the expansion of PNG’s Internet backbone.

Key developments:

  • In 2018 testing of the Kacific-1 satellite began with a planned launch for 2019.
  • International attention was focused on Papua New Guinea recently when it hosted the 2018 APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit.
  • The government is currently introducing its national strategy: Vision 2050 which is hoped will further address long-term infrastructure requirements; improve general living conditions and maintain economic stability. Papua New Guinea is also being guided by its medium-term plan, The Papua New Guinea Development Strategic Plan.
  • A significant pricing development occurred in Papua New Guinea in September 2018 when the Communication Minister rejected a Retail Service Determination (RSD) recommendation, due to concerns over its social and economic impact.
  • The Coral Sea Cable System is under development.

Companies mentioned in this report include:

Kumul Telikom; (Telikom PNG, PNG DataCo, Bmobile (Vodafone) and Digicel.

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Papua New Guinea - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
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