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Friday, January 28, 2022

    464,000 internet subscribers

    BY BEN BILUAGizoINTERNET subscribers in Solomon Islands has reached 464,000 with the number expected to increase in the coming years.Ministry of Communication and Aviation’s ICT Director Communications Alwyn Danitofea said the increasing number of...

    New zoom facilities to SPIRES project

    The Stimulating Progress towards Rural Electrification in the Solomon’s Project (SPIRES) recently received its zoom facilities from UNDP during an official handover ceremony held at the Ministry of Mines and Energy conference room. SPIRES is...

    Cyber Security awareness held at Gizo

    BY BEN BILUAGizoGOVERNMENT Officials are currently in Gizo to carry out Cyber Security awareness.The team today host a workshop at the Chacha Building for Civil Society Organisations and other Non-government Organisations after they met...


    Opposition leader spells out shortfalls in telco billBy EDDIE OSIFELOOPPOSITION Leader Matthew Wale has raised fears on hackers intruding the system of Our Telekom and Bmobile to remove private data of individuals after registration...

    Opposition points out weakness in teleco bill

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government’s sponsored Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2021 faced stiff resistance from the Opposition in Parliament yesterday.Opposition Leader, Matthew Wale called on the Government to withdraw the Bill and work on it before...

    Wale urges govt to withdraw Telco bill

    By EDDIE OSIFELOOPPOSITION Leader, Matthew Wale has urged the government to consider the Bills and Legislative Committee’s recommendation and withdraw the Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2021 and undertake further work on it.Wale stressed this during...


    Minister outlines communications law in parliamentBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government has amended the Telecommunication (Amendment) Bill 2021 following recommendation from the Bills and Legislative Committee.Minister of Communication and Aviation, Peter Shanel Agovaka stated this when...

    Telecommunications bill in parliament this week

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2021 is set down for debate in Parliament this week.This after Minister of Communication and Aviation, Peter Shanel Agovaka presented the second reading of the Bill in Parliament...

    PRC donate computers to Island Sun

    THE People’s Republic of China (PRC) Embassy has donated sets of computers to Island Sun to support the newspaper’s role in the dissemination of information during the Covid-19 challenges.PRC’s Counsellor and deputy ambassador Yao...

    Maka’a : Full internet needed to enable digital banking

    The Makira Ulawa Provincial Premier, Julian Maka’a has said in Kira Kira, the Provincial capital, that advancing technology can mean Solomon Islands will have full access to internet – thus going into digital banking.He...