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Australia, Papua New Guinea work together to improve digital connectivity

Friday 28 February 2020 | 16:20 CET | News
Australia Government's Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communication announced that Australia and Papua New Guinea entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in information and communications technology. This MoU commits Australia and Papua New Guinea to work collaboratively to enable the digital economy, ensure digital safety and build capacity for the ICT sector in Papua New Guinea.

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Categories: General
Countries: Australia / Papua New Guinea
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PNG's Telecommunication Infrastructure ( Towers, Masts and Ancillaries) is currently in very poor condition due to lack of maintenance and very poor build quality ( often built with poor quality materials by badly trained, unqualified foreign crews).) Towers have been built with cheap, badly galvanised steel last less than ten years, many are no longer safe to work because the Tower itself or Antenna mounts are so badly rusted. PNG urgently needs funds and its own well trained and led trams of national crews to repair the existing network and build new sites to a much higher standard so they last longer.
Brian Dyson @ 2/3/2020 - 02:38


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