43929-014: DIGICEL MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION EXPANSION PROJECT

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project will achieve improved, expanded mobile telecommunications network facilities, so more customers can afford and use telecommunication services in line with international standard. The proposed expansion will expand the network capacity to 1.5 million customers. The Borrower will add additional switches, upgrade billing system and expand the network coverage from 400 sites to 500 sites, most of which are in rural areas without basic telecom infrastructure. Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Borrower/Equity Investment Name DIGICEL (PNG) LIMITED
Project Number 43929-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7302
Approval Date 16 Nov 2009
Closing Date 23 Nov 2009
Geographical Location Papua New Guinea
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector ICT
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Masayuki Kanda
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Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 2

PDS Creation Date
22 Sep 2009

Last PDS Update
27 Apr 2012

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