Public Consultation Notice

Potential Declaration of Certain Wholesale Fixed Telecommunications Services & Draft Consumer Protection Rule

In accordance with Sections 219(1)(c) and 229 of the National Information Communication and Technology Act 2009 (“the Act”), NICTA hereby gives notice to conduct Public Consultation on the following;

  • Potential Declaration of Certain Wholesale Fixed Telecommunications Services; and
  • Draft Consumer Protection Rule.

The public consultation will be conducted over about 8 weeks from today with the release of the two Consultation Papers. The consultation papers can be obtained from the NICTA Head Office located at Section 34, Lot 19 &20 Frangipani Street, Hohola Port Moresby or downloaded from the NICTA Public Register at www.nicta.gov.pg. Additionally, a copy of the document can also be requested from Polume Lume by email:

These consultations are intended to be paper-based where only written submissions and evidence shall be accepted and will not involve any public hearings.

NICTA invites stakeholders and interested parties to consider and comment on the consultation papers.

All written submissions should be submitted by email to: by Friday noon 31st January 2014. Copies of all submissions received will be published on NICTA’s Public Register consistent with the requirements on NICTA under subsection 229(3) of the Act. Any respondent that wishes to claim confidentiality over information that it submits in response to these discussion papers should follow the procedures set out in the Guidelines on the submission of written comments to public consultations and public inquiries, which are available from NICTA’s Public Register.

Full Signed Notice:  Public Consultation Notice

  • Potential Declaration of Certain Wholesale Fixed Telecommunications Services; and
  • Draft Consumer Protection Rule.
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