Sport is a passion piece for PNG and Rugby is at the heart of the people.
Digicel is proud to share this passion and is committed to the development of sports in Papua New Guinea through partnerships with various local franchises and through the sponsorship of local Rugby League Competitions and National Teams; namely the PNG Kumuls, PNG Orchids, PNG Hunters and is also the naming rights sponsor and host of the country’s biggest Semi-professional rugby league competition – Digicel Cup, for the past 11 years.
Digicel PNG CEO Colin Stone said, “Our involvement in sports is more than just a sponsorship. Our involvement is about building a future and developing our young aspiring Papua New
The aim of our sponsorships is to provide our national teams, access to the best coaching staff, the best support teams and the best equipment.
We want our national teams to succeed and compete with the best in the world.
They have the passion, talent and skills to WIN. However, this can only be done with the right support and we are here for that journey.”
Digicel Pacific is committed to supporting sports across PNG and will continue with this commitment under the ownership of Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications and
“Nothing is going to change with our commitment to Papua New Guinea. Nothing is going to change with our name, we are Digicel PNG. Our new owners (Telstra) provide us with greater
opportunity. It means growth. It means, better connectivity and more innovation,” commented Digicel PNG, CEO Colin Stone.
“We strive to be the best in what we do and to remain connected with our communities. We are listening and always learning. We are finding new ways to improve our services and will
continuously give back to communities for future generations. Being a proud partner and sponsor of PNG Kumul’s, PNG Orchids, PNG Hunters and the Digicel Cup Rugby League Competition is a step in the direction of how we do this,” concluded Mr. Stone.