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Friday, December 3, 2021

    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...

    PM congratulates Solomon Submarine cable for new innovation

    BY JARED KOLIPrime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has congratulated the Chief Executive Officer, Board and Management of Solomon Submarine for the newly launched alternative of volume-based pricing model.   Prime Minister Sogavare said Volume based pricing...

    Virtual session on Right to Information

    The UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) project, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) joint project, and experts from Australia, New Zealand and Vanuatu in...

    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...

    Auki celebrate International girls in ICT day 2021

    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIFemale students from schools in Auki marked the annual International Girls in ICT Day in Auki yesterday.The one-day programme was facilitated by Women in IT Solomon Islands (WITSI) under Solomon Islands IT...

    Private company constructs undersea cable from Vanuatu to SI

    BY GEORGINA KEKEAWORK on the construction of a submarine cable from Vanuatu to Solomon Islands is currently underway. Interchange Limited, a private company based in Vanuatu is funding the ICN2 cable to connect Vanuatu...

    Aircraft tracker commissioned

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Automatic Dependent Surveillance –Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment to track aircraft location was officially commissioned yesterday for use.The official commissioning and issuance of notice to airmen was done by Minister for Communication...


    By EDDIE OSIFELOLOCAL tourism operators in the country were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic when Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare declared a State of Public Emergency in March 2020.Their businesses which heavily relied on...

    Citizen journalism new trend

    BY GEORGINA KEKEAIn Jakarta, IndonesiaWITH the rise of citizen journalism, media companies are finding it more difficult to maintain the credibility of news and even trying to keep the balance against the rise 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...