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ITU, Kacific to boost emergency telecoms capacity in Vanuatu

Published 22 May 2020 08:40 CET | Vanuatu

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has partnered with Kacific to boost emergency telecoms and ICT capacity in Vanuatu. The partners aim to provide a reliable ...

ATH appoints Lutchmoodoo as CEO of Telecom Vanuatu

Published 19 Feb 2019 08:00 CET | Vanuatu

ATH has appointed Tangavel Barlen Lutchmoodoo as CEO of its Telecom Vanuatu Limited (TVL) unit. ATH acquired Telecom Vanuatu Limited (TVL) operations on 20 March 2017. ...

Kacific-1 satellite enters initial testing stage

Published 05 Nov 2018 06:30 CET | Oceania, Pacific, Vanuatu

The Boeing satellite factory has announced that the Kacific-1 satellite construction has moved into initial testing stages. The satellite is owned by Kacific, a private ...

Flexenclosure supplies Interchange with cable landing stations for Vanuatu, Solomon Islands

Published 18 Sep 2018 12:47 CET | Solomon Islands, Vanuatu

Swedish internet infrastructure provider Flexenclosure said it has received an order from Vanuatu-based telecommunications group Interchange for two eCentre cable landing ...

ATH grows quarterly revenues 14%

Published 21 Aug 2018 14:29 CET | Fiji, Kiribati, Vanuatu

The Fiji-based operator Amalgamated Telecom Holdings said its revenues for the fiscal first quarter to June rose by 14 percent year-on-year to FJD 128.2 million, driven by ...

TE SubCom announces ICN2 cable system linking Vanuatu to Solomon Islands

Published 01 Jun 2018 09:32 CET | Oceania, Pacific, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, announced that a contract is in force to construct the ICN2 submarine ...

ATH's half-year profit grows nearly 7%, revenue up 18%

Published 30 Nov 2017 07:06 CET | Fiji, Kiribati, Vanuatu

Fiji government-backed group Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH) posted a net profit of FJD 35.19 million for the first half ended 30 September 2017, which represents an ...

ATH to acquire Telecom Vanuatu

Published 01 Feb 2017 07:09 CET | Fiji, Vanuatu

Fiji government-backed group Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH) has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of Telecom Vanuatu from Maritius Telecom and MT ...

Kacific launches first operational service, offers broadband

Published 20 Jul 2016 10:08 CET | Oceania, Pacific, Vanuatu

Kacific Broadband Satellites has introduced its first operational service, a broadband internet connection into the rural Lambubu area on Malekula Island in Vanuatu. ...

ITU sends emergency telecom equipment to Vanuatu

Published 27 Mar 2015 09:47 CET | Vanuatu

The International Telecom Union (ITU) said it has deployed emergency telecommunication equipment to Vanuatu following the damage caused last week by category 5 tropical storm ...

Digicel launches donations campaign for Vanuatu

Published 25 Mar 2015 14:13 CET | Vanuatu

Digicel has officially launched an appeal for donations to collect funds to assist with the relief efforts in cyclone-affected Vanuatu. Partnering with Save the Children ...

SES, Digicel donate satellite capacity, equipment to Vanuatu

Published 23 Mar 2015 08:56 CET | Vanuatu

Following the devastation left by Cyclone Pam to the South Pacific Islands of Vanuatu, satellite operator SES and mobile operator Digicel Pacific have donated satellite ...

OPT-NC supports Telecom Vanuatu with satellite links

Published 18 Mar 2015 21:58 CET | Vanuatu

New Caledonia operator OPT-NC has sent satellite equipment to Vanuatu to establish communications between Port-Vila airport and other international airports. The military ...

Vodafone NZ supports Vanuatu users affected by Cyclone Pam

Published 16 Mar 2015 04:34 CET | New Zealand, Vanuatu

Vodafone New Zealand has announced it will credit its customers' calls and SMS to Vanuatu following the devastating impact of Cyclone Pam. This includes mobile, residential ...

Digicel launches mobile cloud storage service in Vanuatu

Published 30 Jan 2015 04:40 CET | Vanuatu

Digicel Vanuatu has introduced a cloud storage service dubbed 'Digicel Space'. The platform enables customers to backup and share information such as photos, videos, contacts ...

Vanuatu to host meeting on child online protection

Published 24 Sep 2014 10:31 CET | Oceania, Pacific, Vanuatu

Vanuatu is organizing the first regional capacity building workshops on child online protection and cybersecurity, set to take place in Port Vila on 22-24 September. The ...

Vanuatu regulator revokes CNS, eTech telecoms licenses

Published 31 Jul 2014 12:00 CET | Vanuatu

Vanuatu's Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) has revoked two telecommunications licences that were issued to Computer Network Services (CNS) and ...

Vanuatu consults on telecoms consumer protection regulation

Published 21 Jul 2014 13:45 CET | Vanuatu

Vanuatu's Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) has launched consultations on Telecommunications Consumer Protection Regulation. The consultation paper ...

Vanuatu consults on fixed service spectrum band planning

Published 27 Jun 2014 10:03 CET | Vanuatu

Vanuatu's Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) has launched consultations on Fixed Service Spectrum Band Planning. The consultation document has been ...

Vanuatu Court dismisses Digicel case against regulator

Published 23 Jun 2014 11:37 CET | Vanuatu

The Supreme Court of Vanuatu has dismissed a case brought by Digicel against the telecoms regulator TRR. Digicel filed a judicial review claim against TRR in 2011 alleging ...

Interchange gets telecom license in PNG

Published 13 May 2014 14:50 CET | Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu

Vanuatu's Interchange (PNG) Limited has received an Individual Network and Gateway licence in Papua New Guinea. With a licence already secured in Solomon Islands, Interchange ...

SpeedCast expands fibre backbone into Vanuatu

Published 08 May 2014 10:25 CET | Vanuatu

Global satellite telecommunications service provider SpeedCast has extended its tier 1 IP backbone into Vanuatu. SpeedCast acquired fibre capacity on the new ICL-1 submarine ...

Vanuatu to open 700 MHz band to mobile broadband

Published 30 Apr 2014 12:56 CET | Vanuatu

The Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator of Vanuatu announced a public consultation on the 700 MHz band. It plans to release the frequencies for mobile ...

TRR set to launch 3 ICT programmes

Published 14 Apr 2014 01:40 CET | Vanuatu

Vanuatu's Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) will launch three new ICT programmes this month to promote the use of ICT in schools and in communities. ...

Can'L allowed to transfer licence to Wantok

Published 09 Apr 2014 01:30 CET | Vanuatu

Vanuatu's Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) has given permission to Can'L Holding to transfers its telecommunications licence to Wantok Network. ...