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Father/Son wins Vodafone’s Santa Selfie

David Leong and his son, Ethan Leong are winners of Vodafone Santa Selfie competition.

The Vodafone Santa Selfie came to an end yesterday after the launch in mid-November.

The win couldn’t have come at a better time for the father and son after learning that this will also be baby Ethan’s first Christmas with his family.

The Pacific Casino Manager was all in tears when the news was brought to him and his 2 month old son.

“I feel so happy after receiving this great news from the Vodafone team. I just carried my son and gave him a big hug in excitement. Thank you very much Vodafone for giving us a bright Christmas’ Mr. Leong said.

Speaking of the competition, Vodafone’s National Marketing Manager Angela Akso congratulated the winners and acknowledged all participants for entering the competition.

“Congratulations to David and baby Ethan on your win. David and Ethan have met the full criteria of the competition and have also hit the highest and most genuine likes on Vodafone’s Facebook page. I would also like to thank everyone that participated. The Santa Selfie brought in many entries into the competition” Mrs. Akao said.

Mrs. Akao encouraged everyone to keep their eyes out for Vodafone’s daily and weekly promotions.

“We still have two exciting promotions currently running till the end of December and I encourage you all to take part. All you have to do is simply top up $10 and your number goes into the daily draw to win a 10kg bag rice or top up $25 and subscribe to any Vodafone bundle plans and your number goes into the draw to win our weekly Christmas hamper” Mrs. Akao said.

David and his son walks away with $2000 in cash as prize money.

Winning 'Santa Selfie' photo 1

Winning 'Santa Selfie' photo 1

Vodafone Airline Ticket Winner

Moddy Honiseu of Kukum was lost for words when she was advised of her big win on Vodafone’s airline ticket promotion.

“This is the biggest surprise I have ever received in a lifetime. I never expected or even dream that I will win this kind of prize” explained Moddy.

The 27 year old from Ulawa province continued with excitement of her win and thanked Vodafone for picking her number out of the draw. This is the first time Moddy has won a prize of great value.

Ms. Honiseu subscribed to Vodafone’s moa 2-days plan about seven times and her number automatically went to the draw to win this promotion. She plans to utilize her airline ticket to travel around Solomon Islands.

Vodafone’s National Marketing Manager, Angela Akao was present for the handover of the airline ticket voucher. She congratulated Moddy on her win and also acknowledged all Vodafone customers for participating in the promotion.

“This is our first airline ticket promotion and we are glad to see a lot of customers participating. In parallel to this promotion, there are heaps more exciting ongoing promotions our customers can surely take advantage of”. Mrs. Akao said.

She also encourages everyone to take part in Vodafone’s monthly promotions adding there are heaps of great prizes to giveaway.

Vodafone’s National Marketing Manager Angela Akao making the hand-over a more jovial one as Moddy receives her prize with excitement.

Vodafone’s National Marketing Manager Angela Akao
making the hand-over a more jovial one as Moddy
receives her prize with excitement.

An overjoyed Daniel Rande of Tanuli Ridge walked away with $1000 worth of food hamper. The win came after Daniel was announced the first winner of bmobile Vodafone’s weekly Christmas hamper promotion.

Mr. Rande walked away with two trollies full of goods after he topped up $25 and subscribed for a $20 data plan once last week.

“This was an unexpected win. However, when I saw a bmobile Vodafone number calling my phone this morning, I was already convinced of the win. For only $25, I have won $1000 worth of goods in prize!” delighted Daniel said.

Bmobile Vodafone’s Marketing Officer, Mr. Billy Wilfred congratulated Daniel on his win whilst handing over the prize.

“Everyone is the winner with us! With the promotions going on for the month of December, we are giving away 20lbs of bag rice every day, Christmas food hamper weekly and $2000 cash in prizes. All customers need to do is purchase bmobile vodafone top up or subscribe to any plan anywhere nationwide to go into the draw”. Mr. Wilfred hinted.

He also encouraged everyone to look out for more updates on bmobile vodafone face book page and website.

The future is exciting. Are you ready!

Christmas Food Hamper Winner


Press Release

bmobile-vodafone Brand Re-launch

Port Moresby, October 6, 2017. “The future is exciting. Ready?” This is the new slogan that bmobile-vodafone along with other Vodafone operators worldwide will now use as part of the global brand re-launch campaign.

The global brand re-launch suggests a move from empowering users to inviting them to embrace and be part of an exciting world where mobile communication technology and the innovations that stem from it are interwoven with how you live, work and play.

Acting Group CEO, Athula Biyanwila, “Our partnership with Vodafone aligns us with global standards and gives us an insight to other Vodafone operators. This enables us to harness their knowledge and experience so that we can apply that to our unique market. With the merged entity of Kumul Telikom and the subsequent sharing of resources, we are excited about the future prospects and we invite PNG to join us on this journey.”

Regional Marketing Manager, Megan Andrew, “When Bemobile PNG LTD embarked on this partnership with Vodafone in July of 2014 to become bmobile-vodafone, we knew that we were going to be part of a global community. When we decided to change our slogan from ‘Power to you’ to ‘Your friendlier network’ we wanted to create a sense of partnership with the people we served. We wanted to be an alternative mobile operator that showed everyone what great customer service meant and to not be satisfied with the former status quo of being mediocre. We wanted to show everyone that we were the most affordable operator, that we could stretch your Kina further than any other operator could and we still do.

Bmobile-Vodafone PNG and SI

bmobile-vodafone was acquired by the Government of Papua New Guinea through an 85 % shareholding in 2013. In 2016 100% of the company was acquired making it a wholly owned national company operating in PNG since 1997. It is Papua New Guinea’s first-ever mobile carrier and also operates in the Solomon Islands (since 2009). The partnership with Vodafone, a globally recognized telecoms provider, will make Bmobile PNG and Solomon Islands one of the world’s most progressive mobile service providers.

Vodafone Group

Vodafone is world's largest mobile communications companies by subscriber base with over 400 million customers today. Vodafone currently has equity interests in over 20 countries across 5 continents and more than 55 partner networks worldwide. For more information, please visit

For more information, contact:

Megan Andrew


Mob: +675 7600 1712


Bmobile-Vodafone hosted the first “Smartest Business in Town” corporate Trivia night on Wednesday evening in the Coral Seas Resort and Casino. The theme of the Trivia night was the globe with Bmobile-Vodafone been the global network provider in the Solomons. The CBSI team winning out as convincing winners on the final round. The Central bank of the Solomon Islands consisted of four Solomon Islanders who represented their organization proudly on the night. They are now officially the smartest business in town and received their prizes and winning certificates from Bmobile-Vodafone on the night. The company now have a new corporate team assembled eager to push their new products onto the market and demonstrate the value for money and the global standards now achieved as part of the Vodafone group.


FB soccer stunts competition


Bmobile Vodafone SI have launched in July 2016 a Facebook competition with a $10,000 cash prize, simply post your video on our Facebook page displaying your skills and get the most likes, the clip with the most likes is the winner. This is open girls and guys.

bmobile-vodafone add 3G services to Western province

Western FC

On the 12th of July Bmobile-Vodafone welcomed the Western province into our 3G network with 3G services now in Noro, Gizo and Munda. In conjunction with this launch Bmobile-Vodafone are supporting Western United FC in their bid to retain the title as Soccer champions of Solomon Islands by providing all their communication needs for the upcoming season starting this month.

Western Province network upgrades

western province

bmobile-vodafone are committed to upgrading their network in 2016 for Western province. Three new sites have been started and completed as the first step to offer 3G services into Gizo, Noro and Munda. The 3G services will be ready by the end of May 2016.

New fleet of Nissan Patrols for bmobile-vodafone Provincial teams.

fleet patrols for bmobile-vodafone province team Bmobile-Vodafone purchase a new fleet of Nissan Patrols in early 2016 for their provincial teams. This is for their engineering team to look after their network effectively so they can continue to offer the most reliable network in the Solomon Islands.

New bmobile-vodafone store opening in Market Plaza

market plaza

Opening a new bmobile-vodafone store in central Market Plaza March 2016 with our retail partner Low-price. This is to ensure customers have ease of access to our products and services in central Honiara.


Inmates dance crew win Q1 2016 dance competition

Dance Competition

The in-mates dance crew receiving their 15K cash prize from the bmobile-vodafone CEO. This dance crew won the Facebook Q1 2016 dance competition by having the most likes with 1,500 and over 10,000 views on the bmobile-vodafone SI Facebook page.


bmobile-vodafone continue to support arts and culture in 2016 by working with the youth at work group at youth events.

Business excellence  awards

Winning the business excellence awards in 2015 for the most improved business in the Solomon Islands. Receiving prize with the team in the Honiara hotel.

Way Forward - bmobile/vodafone

bmobile-vodafone sponsor five boxers from the Solomon Islands to travel to PNG for the South Pacific games. These five boxers are five medal hopefuls. Their training started on Monday the 9th of March and their coach Frank Riqa is determined to return in July with Gold.

Bmobile news

bmobile recently partnered with vodafone, a Global leader in telecommunication. bmobile/vodafone is commited to improving mobile communication in Solomon Islands and is rolling out it's network to the other provinces in the coming years. 

Our 3G network upgrade is currently ongoing with our latest GSM site at Naha going on air on the 8th of August. Currently in Honiara customers can now experience a much faster and cheaper internet access with the launch of our latest 3G sites and also our new Data promotions.

Click link bmobile/vodafone for latest updates on bmobile/vodafone Partnership.