The company has been in operation in Papua New Guinea since October 2000 as Proscan Limited. In 2004, we began trading as Rapidfones and in 2012 Rapidfones came under new ownership and management and has since expanded and reached new heights. Under the new management, Rapidfones is working with several companies building strong brands which in turn has driven increased market share, revenue growth and profits.
Rapidfones became the Master Distributor of Digicel, the country’s biggest and leading network provider. As the Master Distributor for Digicel, we distributes phone cards, mobile phones and accessories nationwide.
Rapidfones is part of the Sinowell Group of Companies which consists of 19 companies including the following:
2 Fast Motors Ltd – Used Cars & Automotive Services Dealership
Seoul House Ltd – Korean & Thai Cuisine Restaurant
T3 Advertisement Media Ltd – Digital Billboard Advertising & Video Game Arcade
Telemu No. 16 Ltd – Property Management & Logistics Services
Products & Services
Rapidfones has four branches including the newly opened Rapidfones Lae Branch and several kiosks in PNG selling entry model phones to high end models and phone card credit. Our mobile phone dealers around the country range from small trade stores to supermarkets. The majority of our sales is from wholesale, through wholesale channels our mobile phones and phone cards reach retailers and resellers in remote villages of the country.
Rapidfones product line covers a wide range of mobile phones and accessories, branded electronic gadgets, Hi-fi stereos, TV’s, speaker systems, watches, electrical appliances and mobile phone credit.
Rapidfones is the Authorised Distributor for Alcatel, Huawei, Cherry Mobile, Samsung & Red-X mobile phones in Papua New Guinea.
Michael Lin – Director & Chairman
From humble beginnings, Michael started as an ordinary employee and worked his way to become the General Manager for the TST Group of Companies. After a lengthy tenure with the TST Group of Companies, Michael branched out and is now the Chairman of several companies of which he formed during his 24 years in Papua New Guinea. He is also currently the President of the China-PNG Friendship Association.
Sonny Lim – General Manager
Sonny came to Papua New Guinea in 1993 and started as a Sales and Marketing Manager for CHM & Sons Limited. In 2006 he became the General Manager of Oceania PNG Limited, a subsidiary of the CHM Group of Companies. He then joined Rapidfones in 2013 to manage operations as General Manager. Sonny has over 20 years of experience in Sales, Purchasing, Logistics and Management. His extensive experience, strong business relationships in PNG and the International Market are a distinct advantage for Rapidfones now and into the future.