Vanuatu joined other countries today to celebrate the World Consumer rights day with the theme 'Trusted Smart products.'
The Head of government, Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas says while Vanuatu celebrated this important day, its important for Telecommunication companies operating in Vanuatu to make sure services reach every part of the islands.
PM Salwai made comments, following his recent visit to the provinces of Malampa and Penama, where most of the economic area have no telecommunication network.
He says under the government's policy on National sustainable plan, telecommunication services should be provided to all islands throughout Vanuatu, from Torres to Aneityum.
PM Salwai pointed out that its important to find exact locations to place towers because many islands have have towers, but can't access the network.
He says there are practices where, after a tower is installed, land disputes arise concerning the land.
PM Salwai says the current government, will make sure it works alongside the chiefs to find exact locations to help telecommunication companies.
The Vanuatu Broadcasting & Television Corporation owns a National Radio Service called Radio Vanuatu, two commercial FM Station Paradise FM in Port Vila and Halo FM in Luganville and a National Television Service free to Air Television Blong Vanuatu.