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Samoa’s mobile broadband internet users grow sharply

Samoa has experienced a sharp increase in Internet users in recent years – while in contrast fixed lines have declined. Internet user penetration has reached over 30% and the majority of users are accessing services via mobile broadband. Between 2015 … Continue reading

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International expansion has strengthened the operations of many mobile operators

In 2017 the global mobile market has its sights firmly set on the opportunities offered through mobile data as well as looking for potential new revenues streams presented by the enterprise sector, data mining, 5G and international expansion. Mobile saturation … Continue reading

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ASEAN plans to establish a single telecommunications market for region

The 15th ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers Meeting, held in Vietnam in November 2015, endorsed the ASEAN ICT Masterplan 2020, in a move that is designed to see ASEAN develop a sharper focus on ICT and its social and … Continue reading

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The mobile market in Papua New Guinea has enormous growth potential

With a population of more than 7 million people and mobile penetration of around 50%, PNG’s mobile market has enormous growth potential. However, this growth could be inhibited by the latent difficulties within the market, including the high cost of … Continue reading

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Support for a submarine cable for Palau grows

Out of necessity, and similar to other Pacific Islands nations, it is mobile services which have thrived in Palau. This is due to the difficult geographic environment which is spread across around 300 islands and is unsuitable for widespread fixed … Continue reading

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