“We’ve seen a big spike in Internet usage due to the speed of O3b“

Paulus K. Kingzio, General Manager, PNCC

Palau National Communications Corporation

Location

Location: Palau
Area: 459 km2
Capital: Ngerulmud
Population: 20,956
GDP per Capita: $8,100
Internet Penetration Rate: 30%
Internet Users: 6,360
Mobile Subscribers: 17,151

Overview

The Palau National Communications Corporation (PNCC) is the Republic of Palau’s national carrier for local and international telecommunications services.

PNCC offers a full range of telecommunication services nationwide, with over 31,000 subscriptions for Internet, telephone, PalauCel, and digital TV, and has one of the highest telephone penetration rates in the Pacific region.

The Palau National Communications Corporation seeks to improve the much needed connectivity in Palau, enabling corporate and private customers to grow their web presence and enjoy highly affordable and ubiquitous bandwidth with the performance and speed of fiber.

Solution

Product: O3bTrunk
Region: Palau
Application: IP Connectivity

Customer Solution Benefit: to provide high speed, high quality bandwidth to private and corporate customers in the region.

Richard Misech, General Manager, PNCC says…

“We are very pleased to have gone live on the O3b network, which will allow us to launch 3G services imminently. Palau National Communications Corporation can now distribute internet through island wide Hotspots and consumers can buy pre-paid internet cards from 150 locations nationwide. By delivering highly affordable and ubiquitous bandwidth with the performance and speed of fiber, customers in Palau can now enjoy much improved connectivity.”