Wednesday 03rd December, 2014 – Sydney, Australia: Digicel Business launched its International Private Leased Circuit (IPLC) Service with key clients at the 13th Papua New Guinea Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney last night.

The event was officiated by PNG’s Mining Minister Hon. Byron Chan and attended by Executives from the Mining Conference that was also being hosted at the Sydney Hilton.

Addressing some 50 corporate guests, Head of Business Solutions for Digicel Pacific, Gary Cobain said, “Customers were the driving force behind the business growth and continued investment in new products and services such as the IPLC service.”

IPLC is a private dedicated point-to-point circuit that can be used by any organisation in PNG to communicate with offices that are geographically dispersed throughout the world. The service can be used to exchange business data, video conferencing and any other forms of telecommunication. Core benefits of Digicel Business’ IPLC service include: Cost savings as customers are charged a fixed monthly rental irrespective of usage; access to a full duplex operation meaning large volumes of data can be sent or received simultaneously; reliable speeds and a low latency solution with 24 hour access.

“We strongly feel that our influence in service delivery and especially with the new IPLC service can help promote PNG enterprises to the world, and further support the growth of foreign investment,” said Cobain.

Digicel Business’ key milestones for 2014 include upgrading its network to LTE, the construction of a world class data centre and deploying an additional 300 new towers. Digicel Business continues to lead the way and be first to market the best technology, tested and tailored to meet its customer’s specific needs.


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