Telekom to launch more 3G towers

SEVEN more 3G towers of Our Telekom installed in Malaita province will be launched soon. This was confirmed by our Telekom Auki branch office on Tuesday. Assistance manager Jimmy Nange told the Solomon star the towers are 50metres in height. “The towers will provide the 3G services which includes the internet, TV and other important…

New Bmobile/Vodafone site on air in Malaita

Another new Bmobile/Vodafone tower e in Malaita came on air as of Monday, September 14th this week. This site is another 40 meter SST tower structure located at the highest point above Auki called Ofalomae tower. A statement from the company yesterday said, this will give around 4,000 people from Malaita additional coverage. “This tower…

Landowners block flight

Rennell mining dispute reaches new level WEST Rennell landowners in Honiara on Tuesday blocked a Solomon Airlines plane from flying to the remote island as tensions between landowner rages. Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID), which has a licence to do bauxite mining in west Rennell chartered the flight, which was scheduled to leave Honiara at…