Who We Are & What We Do


PNG DataCo Limited is a state owned entity, created in 2014 to provide wholesale services to the Information and Communication Industry, mandated to build, own and operate the National Transmission Network (NTN).

DataCo Technical

  • DataCo now operates and manages over 7000 Km fibre optic network comprising of both terrestrial, the National Telecommunications Network (NTN) and submarine cables (Coral Sea Cable (CS2), Kumul Submarine Cable (KSC) and others), with three (3) international PoPs and five (5) Internet PoPs in country and fourteen (14) DWDM PoPs in country across (10) provinces.
  • Together with these fibre assets DataCo operates the countries only satellite infrastructure providing a combination of direct backbone services, redundancy and diversity services and retail managed data services.
  • Operating an open, interoperable architecture enables DataCo to provide ubiquitous connectivity supporting multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services.
  • Connect all Major Towns by Fiber (Sub-sea and Land based)
  • Redundant International Links to Asia and Australia with connection to POPs in Australia/Guam/USA
  • Create a robust and reliable backbone network for telcos ,ISPs and Gov’t Entities
  • Redundancy for protection and increased reliability
  • Increase Internet usage and demand by reducing wholesale prices.
  • Providing Data Centre and Cloud Solutions

At DataCo

We are here to drive connectivity and digital solutions in Papua New Guinea

We guarantee high-quality customer support service with high-speedconnectivity all over the Papua New Guinea.


Our Vision

DataCo’s vision is to improve and expand the availability of affordable internet access to all people of Papua New Guinea, through the development of the National Transmission Network (NTN).

Our Mission

DataCo’s mission is to develop the NTN as the efficient domestic and international telecommunication transmission network for PNG. DataCo will make the NTN available on a wholesale and non-discriminatory basis to all licensed industry operators to stimulate and foster social and economic development in PNG. DataCo will build the NTN using state owned assets and new network investments.

Our Culture

DataCo’s culture is underpinned by core values of integrity and trust with a focus on customer and business outcomes. DataCo provides an environment of equal opportunity, team work, empowerment and accountability.

Member Of

DataCo is a member of International Cable Protection Committee and Pacific Telecommunications Council