Bemobile/Vodafone on air Kakabona

Bmobile/Vodafone on Friday launched the first of the 12 new 3G+ sites at Kakabona area in West Honiara. Country manager Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Niall Downey said, the service will give the Tandai, White River, Kakabona area new 3G+ coverage. Mr Downey said, the site will provide both voice and data reception starting from Tandai…

Tourism training for Isabel operators successful

A FOUR days training funded by Live&Learn in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) has ended successfully in Isabel Province last week. It was organised at two different venues namely Lololeheo Homestay and Boletei, Havulei Ward and was attended by nearly 42 participants. About 24 participants attended the training held at Lololeheo…

Training for Police & Immigration

Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) will organise a half day Service Excellent Training for Immigrations and Police Officers, Wednesday. The training will be held at SIVB conference room starting 10am. SIVB funded the training as part of improving service delivery to people visiting the country. The training aims to give immigration and police officers better…

Council clarifies licences

BUSINESS houses are reminded not to confuse with “promotion” and “selling” licences. Honiara City Council issued the reminder after realizing certain business houses are using their promotion licences to sell their products.  “Those doing that are abusing their licences,” city clerk Charles Kelly said. “You cannot use your promotion licence to sell your products.  “It’s…

Bmobile rolls out brand Vodafone

BMOBILE Vodafone continues to roll-out the brand Vodafone now a partner of bmobile in the Solomons. This cobranding is a significant part of their effort to create awareness that they have brought one of the biggest global companies to the Solomon Islands shores. In conjunction with their current roll-out of 3G+services in three provinces they…

DCC urge to prioritise tourism

THE Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government has been urged to prioritise tourism industry in the country. Gabriel Diau, a public officer said the current government must seriously push for the development of tourism in the country.  He said, tourism is one of the dynamic industries that once government injected much support into it will…

Minister pleased with Sumitomo mining plans

THE new Minister of Mines and Energy Samson Maneka was pleased with the SMM Solomon Ltd, the local subsidiary of Japanese mining conglomerate Summitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd with its mining plans and community engagements. He expressed his satisfaction following a one day official visit to SMMS Cockatoo Camp, Isabel Province, on Wednesday. During the…

Telekom reduces overseas call rates

OUR Telekom has announced the completion of the migration of all International voice services to their Huawei fixed Next Generation Network (NGN) platform. “From the cutover at midnight Tuesday 24th February 2015, all Our Telekom international voice circuits for mobile and fixed networks are now carried on voice over IP (VoIP) using Session Initiation Protocol…

Students learn more about Telekom services

HUNDREDS of Solomon Islands National University (SINU) students and members of the public took time off on Thursday to learn more about the services offered by Our Telekom. Thursday marked day three of the Honiara road show sales promotion being conducted at the SINU Kukum campus.   The road show involved the sales of mobile phones…