1 Key statistics

2 Country overview

3 Covid-19 and its impact on the telecom sector

3.1 Economic considerations and responses

3.2 Mobile devices

3.3 Subscribers

3.4 Infrastructure

3.5 Impact on PNG

4 Telecommunications market

4.1 Market analysis

4.1.1 Other key considerations

4.1.2 Telecom sector development targets for 2030

5 Regulatory environment

5.1 Historical overview

5.2 Regulatory authority

5.2.1 Independent Public Business Corporation (IPBC)

5.3 Fixed-line developments

5.3.1 Telecom sector liberalisation

5.3.2 Interconnection

5.3.3 Universal Services Access

5.3.4 Wholesale

5.4 Mobile market developments

5.4.1 Mobile Termination Rates (MTR)

5.4.2 SIM registration

5.4.3 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)

5.4.4 Retail Service Determination (RSD)

6 Mobile market

6.1 Market analysis

6.2 Mobile statistics

6.3 Mobile infrastructure

6.3.1 5G

6.3.2 4G / LTE

6.3.3 3G

6.4 Mobile broadband

6.5 Major mobile operators

6.5.1 Digicel

6.5.2 Kumul Telikom (Bmobile/ Vodafone)

6.6 Mobile content and applications

6.6.1 M-banking and m-payments

6.7 Mobile handsets

7 Fixed-line broadband market

7.1 Introduction and statistical overview

7.2 Internet Exchange Point (IXP)

8 Digital Economy

9 Fixed network operators

9.1 Kumul Telikom Holdings Company

9.1.1 Telikom PNG

9.1.2 PNG DataCo

10 Telecommunications infrastructure

10.1 National telecom network

10.2 National Transmission Network (NTN)

10.2.1 International infrastructure

10.2.2 Satellite

10.2.3 Submarine cables

11 Appendix Historic data

12 Glossary of abbreviations

13 Related reports

List of Tables
Table 1 Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Papua New Guinea 2020 (e)
Table 2 Evolution of GDP in PNG 2014 2022
Table 3 Telecom sector development goals 2010; 2015; 2020; 2025; 2030
Table 4 Mobile subscriptions and penetration 2010 - 2025
Table 5 Percentage of mobile connections by technology 2018; 2025
Table 6 Active mobile broadband subscribers and penetration 2012 2025
Table 7 Mobile operators' market share of subscribers 2014; 2016; June 2018
Table 16 - Digitec group financial data - 2019 - 2020
Table 8 Digicel PNG mobile subscribers 2014 2018
Table 9 Internet users and penetration 2008 2020
Table 10 Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration 2010 2025
Table 11 Fixed lines in service and teledensity 2010 2025
Table 12 International bandwidth 2010 2017
Table 13 Historic Fixed lines in service and teledensity 1995 2008
Table 14 Historic - International bandwidth 2004 2009
Table 15 Historic - Digicel PNG and Digicel Group revenue 6M 2015; 2016
Table 16 Historic - Bmobile mobile subscribers 2014 2016

List of Charts
Chart 1 Mobile subscriptions and penetration 2010 2025
Chart 2 Percentage of mobile connections by technology 2018; 2025
Chart 3 Active mobile broadband subscribers and penetration 2012 2025
Chart 4 Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration 2010 2025
Chart 5 Fixed lines in service and teledensity 2010 2025

List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1 Map of Papua New Guinea
Exhibit 2 Privatisation of Telikom PNG historic overview
Exhibit 3 Papua New Guinea - Mobile operators and technology used
Exhibit 4 Kumul Telikom (Telecom) Holdings
Exhibit 5 VSAT connects remote Manus Islands
Exhibit 6 Major submarine cables with landing points in Papua New Guinea 2020
Exhibit 7 The laying of APNG-2 a recycled submarine cable

Companies Mentioned
• Kumul Telikom
• Telikom PNG
• PNG DataCo
• Bmobile (Vodafone)
• Digicel
• Kacific Broadband Satellites