Solomon Telekom Company Limited extends a warm and honored welcome to the Australian Minister for Communications, the Honourable Michelle Rowland, who visited Our Telekom on the 25th of August. This momentous occasion marks a significant step in the strengthening of international collaboration within the telecommunications sector.
The visit is a landmark event for Solomon Telekom Company Limited, and our entire team is elated to welcome Minister Michelle Rowland. The day commenced with a boardroom break-fast, bringing together the company’s Board of Directors, Senior Management team, and staff members, all of whom gathered to commemorate this historic milestone.
The Minister’s visit encompassed both the Telekom Ranadi Complex and the Telekom Point Cruz Office, where she engaged in immersive walkthroughs of key areas, including Telekom Television (TTV), M-SELEN (Solomon Telekom’s pioneering mobile money service), and our dedicated customer support center (CSC).
“We are honored and privileged to host Australian Minister for Communications the Honorable Michelle Rowland at Solomon Telekom Offices in Honiara. This visit features the importance of fostering global partnerships and sharing insights in the ever-evolving telecommunications land-scape,” stated Christina Lasaqa, Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Telekom Company Limited. During the visit, discussions centered on avenues for collaboration between Australian and Solomon Islands telecommunications sectors, technological advancements, and mutual growth opportunities. The engagement showcased the shared commitment to enhancing connectivity and communication for the Solomon Islands Minister Michelle Rowland expressed her enthusiasm for the visit, stating, “Reliable access to communications – from telecommunications to internet access - isn’t a luxury, or nice-to-have, it is a necessity in an increasingly connected society. It is an honour to visit Our Telekom to see first-hand the work they are doing to boost connectivity of Solomon Islands citizens.”
The visit of the Australian Minister of Communications Michelle Rowland is a testament to the enduring partnership between Australia and the Solomon Islands, exemplifying the commitment to innovation and progress. This historic occasion sets the stage for further synergies and advancements in the telecommunications domain.
About Our Telekom:
Solomon Telekom Company Limited (Our Telekom) is a local private company with majority shareholding by Solomon Islands National Provident Fund, (SINPF) which holds 97.32% of the shares, and the Investment Corporation of the Solomon Islands (ICSI) which owns 2.68% of the shares.
Our Telekom is a full-service provider with the largest mobile footprint in the Solomon Islands. Services include; Mobile 2G/3G/4G LTE, Fixed lines, VDSL & GPON, Wired/Wireless Broadband, FTTP, IPVPN, Domain & email provisioning, DR facilities management, Co-location, IT desktop services, IPLC services, Television services, and VOD services.