TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES FIJI
Telecom Fiji Limited
Telecom Fiji Limited (TFL) is the sole provider of local and national (trunk) telephony services, and owns the only public switched telephone network in Fiji. The TFL network consists of 55 telephone exchanges throughout Fiji and Rotuma, connecting more than 101,000 customers. TFL provides and operates telecommunication services in Fiji under the provisions of the Post & Telecommunications Decrees 1989. This license gives the company a monopoly on the provision of network services, but the provision of telecommunication equipment is open to competition. Fiji Post & Telecommunications Limited (FPTL) was registered as a private limited liability company on 18 August 1989. On 1st July 1996, FPTL split into two (2) companies: Telecom Fiji Limited and Post Fiji Limited.
Vodafone Group Plc
Vodafone Group Plc is the world's leading mobile telecommunications company, providing a wide range of services including voice and data communications Vodafone was formed in 1984.The Group has ownership interests in 25 countries across 5 continents. In addition, the Group has Partner Networks in a further 36 countries. Based on ownership interests at 31 December 2006, the Group had 198.6 million proportionate customers in its subsidiaries, joint ventures, affiliates and investments. At 31 December 2006, there were 600 million venture customers.