Pacific Mobile Communications
(PMC) the subsidiary mobile company of Telikom PNG responsible
for mobile and the internet services launched (Corporate) its
GSM service today 30th April 2003.
The service currently
works in Port Moresby, Lae, Mount Hagen, Goroka and Madang.
Customers that currently
have analogue services have been requested to change over to
the new service before the 1st of May 2003.
The service will
start of with 2 plans and will soon introduce SMS and roaming
this year. No details of number of customers that have signed
up are available but demand for the service has been overwhelming
and it is expected that as soon as a public launch is made more
customers are expected to be queuing for the service. The service
will be a prepaid service and towards the end of the year a
post paid service will be implemented.