4. 1 Web Access
While email access within PNG is relatively cheap, access to
the World Wide Web is considerably more expensive due to
the use of graphics.
Access to the Internet will be through the company leased line
account for all Personal Computers attached to the corporate
network. Access through a dial up circuit, whilst considered
necessary in some situations, is discouraged due to the higher
It is mandatory to read the @datec Internet and Email Policy in
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Air Niugini forbids inappropriate and non-business-related
Internet usage. It must be remembered that PNG has very
severe penalties for the possession of inappropriate adult
material and that all access is under the name of Air Niugini
Limited. Air Niugini also prohibits employees from running a
business using corporate resources.
Air Niugini requires all of its employees to sign a document
prohibiting inappropriate, excessive and profit-making from
Internet use before they are given access.
A suitable clause preventing inappropriate and illegal use of the
Internet must be included in the contracts of any contractors,
consultants etc who require, or who may require, Internet access
through ANG equipment, lines and/or facilities.
4.2 Internet File Transfers
All files transferred over the Internet must be scanned for Virus
infections. Large file transfers wherever possible should be
performed after-hours. A check should be made with IT before
making any transfer as much of the information or the files
required may already be held by ANG.
Large file transfers may be made by using the Information
Technology FTP Server.
Patches and Upgrades to programs must be authorised in
writing by Information Technology before downloading as IT
could already hold the relevant patch/upgrade or the
patch/upgrade might be deemed to be unnecessary.
Before attempting to download files from the Internet all users
must check with Information Technology as Information
Technology already holds many files.
The downloading of music files is prohibited using Air Niugini
4.3 Web Site
Air Niugini operates a web site which allows all people with
access to the World Wide Web to access Air Niugini
information. The Uniform Resource Locater (URL) of the
website is http://www.airniugini.com.pg.
The maintenance of the web site is the responsibility of the
Information Technology Department. The ITD requires timely
information to maintain the web site and the following
departments must provide material with a lead-time of at least
five working days.
♦ Commercial - Marketing
♦ Commercial – Schedules
♦ Commercial – Tariffs
♦ Commercial – Cargo
♦ Human Resources
♦ Executive – Public Relations
♦ All Other departments
4.4 Instant Messaging Programs
The use of Instant Message programs such as but not limited to
ICQ, MSN Messenger etc is prohibited unless approved by the
Information Technology Manager. The installation of such
software on company Personal Computers without approval
will result in disciplinary action.
Normally the Internet Port used by these programs will be
blocked at the Router level of the Internet connection.
Information Technology maintains an Intranet Web Site located
at http://staff.airniugini.com.pg:81 with an internal IP address
The Intranet provides ready access to telephone and email
addresses of Air Niugini employees anywhere around the
world. . It is the responsibility of all employees to advise
Information Technology of any mistakes in this database.
Access to Air Niugini e-mail is available from the main page of
the Intranet web site. This allows employees to check their
email from any computer in the world connected to the Internet.
If an individual or a department has a need to hold information
on the Intranet then they are to contact the IT Manager for the