GTA Supports Southern Village Mayors with Vital Communication Aid after Typhoon Mawar

(Tamuning, Guam) Monday, June 5. 2023 - GTA has stepped up to assist the southern village mayors in the aftermath of Typhoon Mawar by donating mobile phones and prepaid SIM cards to keep staff connected. Villages include Piti, Talofofo, Inalahan, Malesso, Santa Rita, Hagat, and Humatak. The devastating typhoon has disrupted communication networks in Guam, leaving many mayors and their communities struggling to stay connected during the crucial recovery period.

Recognizing the urgent need for reliable communication, GTA took action to provide essential aid. By offering mobile phones and prepaid SIM cards, the company aims to empower the mayors with the necessary tools to coordinate relief efforts, access vital information, and ensure effective communication within their respective villages.

Mayors' Council of Guam President Jesse Alig of Piti says, "Communicaiton during this period of recovery is so important. GTA comes to our aid with service for our maintenance workers to clearly and immediately receive and relay necessary storm related information in order to rebuild Guam. We are grateful for GTA's commitment to the Mayors' Council of Guam and to our island community."

Roland Certeza, President and CEO, expressed his commitment to supporting the affected communities, stating, "At GTA, we understand the critical role communication plays in times of crisis. We are deeply saddened by the impact of Typhoon Mawar and are dedicated to helping our southern village mayors stay connected during this challenging period. By providing them with phones and prepaid SIM cards, we hope to facilitate their efforts in delivering assistance and support to those in need."

The donation from GTA comes as part of the company's ongoing commitment to serving and supporting the local community. Over the years, GTA has consistently demonstrated its dedication to the island and its residents, particularly during times of adversity.

The mobile phones and prepaid SIM cards donated by GTA will significantly aid the mayors in their communication efforts, enabling them to coordinate with emergency services, governmental agencies, and community members to effectively address the challenges posed by Typhoon Mawar.

GTA remains committed to its mission of connecting people, businesses, and communities, and stands ready to support Guam's recovery from the devastating impact of Typhoon Mawar.

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About GTA

GTA provides complete communications services in Guam. These include local and long-distance telephone service, 3G, LTE, and 5G mobility service, High Speed Internet Access, Dedicated Ethernet, Carrier-Class High Capacity Services over SONET and SDH networks, and advanced television, or IPTV. GTA operates a data center on Guam offering a secure, managed environment for customers who need an alternative site for business data storage. The company also runs Guam’s first locally owned cable landing station and data center in Piti.

Based in Tamuning, Guam, GTA is a U.S. and locally owned company and locally managed. The company’s website is

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