Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


BEMOBILE EXPANSION PROJECT (PAPUA NEW GUINEA AND THE SOLOMON ISLANDS) The Project is to (i) strengthen Bemobile' s telecommunication backbone infrastructure to reduce its reliance on the legacy infrastructure of Telikom PNG (the state-owned telecom service provider); (ii) upgrade and expand its existing network in PNG to increase national geographic and population coverage; and (iii) in Solomon Islands (SOL), continue the roll-out of its nationwide network. Read More

Country Regional
Borrower/Equity Investment Name BEMOBILE LIMITED
Project Number 44937-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7328
Approval Date 25 Mar 2011
Geographical Location Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands
Sector Information and communication technology
Subsector ICT infrastructure
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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