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Friday, October 11, 2013
Jemima Garrett SYDNEY (ABC Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): Tonga has launched its first call centre, and hopes to take the competition up to the region's oldest call centre industry in...
Thursday, September 12, 2013
SYDNEY (ABC Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): Papua New Guinea is pushing ahead with plans for a national broadband network that will improve internet speeds and prices. Internet costs are...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
SUVA (Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Internet cafes will no longer have to close their doors at 9pm after a directive has been issued by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. "I have...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
PORT MORESBY (EMTV / Pacific Media Watch): A Papua New Guinean telecommunications expert says internet access in the country should be treated as an essential intellectual need and pricing...
Monday, July 29, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Thousands of protesters took to the streets in New Zealand at the weekend to demonstrate against a government communications agency accused of spying...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Daniel Drageset WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Island communities face huge benefits by developing "their own solutions" - and not relying on help from others to advance their...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Daniel Drageset: WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Watch): Award-winning Niuean internet developer, Emani Fakaotimanava-Lui, hopes internet access and empowerment will decrease migration from the tiny island...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Moefa’auo M. L. William ‘Bill’ Emmsley Jr. has been named the new chief executive director of American Samoa TeleCommunications...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): More than hundred homes in Tuvalu could lose prime television programmes.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Hamish MacDonald ANALYSIS: On the Kokoda Track, about the point where General Tomitaro Horii's invasion force was halted in September 1942 in sight of the Coral Sea, a mobile phone will now pick...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Amanda Watson: RESEARCH: This research examines the role of mobile telephony in rural communities of Papua New Guinea. It was conducted in the earliest stages of mobile phone adoption in these areas...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Parijata Gurdayal SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  The University of the South Pacific, which has the region's main journalism school, will soon have its own mobile network to...
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Rowan Callick: As people in the Pacific gain access to more information in the digital revolution, they are becoming less satisfied with the levels of leadership and services in their communities....
Thursday, March 31, 2011
As leaders gathered in Fiji this week for the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders Summit, the Pacific Institute of Public Policy (PiPP) has released its findings from the first ever telephone...
Monday, March 28, 2011
Rowan Callick OPINION: Papua New Guinea is on the cusp of an extraordinary economic, social and political transition – one the country has not seen since gaining independence from Australia in...