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SKYLINK - Mobile Users to get live info soon

July 15 2008 at 2:42 AM
 

Updates to the first wannabe users of SKYLINK Communication Limited services.

Please read our previous discussion posted by BONES on "Internet Broadband via HF" on this thread. Posted Nov 2007.

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From post Courier: http://www.postcourier.com.pg/20080714/business03.htm

Mobile users to get ‘live’ info soon

MOBILE phone users in Papua New Guinea will soon have access to world-class wireless telecommunication services, courtesy of a national comunication research company.
Rather than just sending text messages and making calls, users will be able to receive up-to-date stock markets and commodity prices as well as get live National Rugby League (NRL) scores and even airline schedules.
Skylink Communications Limited yesterday announced its exclusive deal with the Gambit Group, a pioneer and world leader in mobile infrastructure and information services for leading mobile operators. Australian-based Gambit provides live broadcast to mobile phones, television shows and sporting events.
It currently provides mobile phone users in Australia live updates on NRL games.
The agreement will now pave way for Gambit and Skylink to begin talks with mobile phone operators, Digicel and Telikom.
Skylink chairman and chief executive officer Ces Iewago told reporters yesterday that the agreement will now pave way for both companies to start talks with mobile phone operators, Digicel and Telikom, to bring in these world-class services.
“Skylink is pleased to be able to bring this latest technology into the PNG market at this important time when interconnection between the two mobile phone operators has been accomplished,” Mr Iewago said.
Gambit chief executive officer Jerry Biti said PNG’s mobile phone market was growing rapidly and it was timely to provide such services.
“Rather than you going to your PC (personal computer) to access information, you just stay in the house or anywhere and get or access the information you want with your portable mobile phone,” he said.
“We believe we can come live within the next 12 months as long as we work with the networks (Digicel and Telikom).”

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