Digicel is the official broadcaster of the PNG SP Hunters games in the Intrust Super Cup Competition. This was announced when the contract was finalized between Digicel PNG Limited and Australia Rugby League Commission Limited this week.
The General Manager of the TV department Jonathan Overall: "This is an exciting time for our company. We want to ensure that PNG SP Hunters' fan have access to these games. It is time to give PNG viewers quality television and as a company we know we have the capacity to deliver this product."
"This is a part of Papua New Guinea's history and we are proud to bring these games to you."
Digicel will be using the services of cable companies Hitron and Channel 8 to broadcasting the SP Hunters games on one of the channels on their platform.
This year the Intrust Super Cup Competition also referred to as the Queensland Cup has 25 matches for the Hunters 12 of those games will be played in Kokopo.
Hunters' Captain Israel Eliab and his team will meet the Redcliffe Dolphins on their home turf in Brisbane this Sunday March 2. The SP Hunters first home match will be at Kokop's Kalabond Oval the following Saturday.
Digicel Group Limited is a leading global communications provider with operations in 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 12 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$4.5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean Cup. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket team. Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Jamaica, Haiti and Papua New Guinea which focus on educational, cultural and social development programs.
Digicel is incorporated in Bermuda and its markets comprise: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Nauru, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, St Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos and Vanuatu. Digicel also has coverage in St. Martin and St. Barts in the Caribbean.
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