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Digicel granted new 15 year licences by the Government of Jamaica



Digicel Jamaica | 2014-04-02 00:00:00

Digicel is pleased to confirm that it has been granted a number of new licences to operate by the Government of Jamaica. With its original licences up for renewal next year, Digicel has secured new 15 year licences for domestic, mobile, carrier and service provision. These new licences come into effect in 2015.

In addition, Digicel has been granted a licence in the 700Mhz spectrum to deliver LTE services to the people of Jamaica. This is the only LTE licence to be granted to an operator in Jamaica.

Since Digicel’s launch in Jamaica in 2001, it has continually focused on providing best value, best network and best service to its growing customer base. Today, Digicel is proud to serve over 2.1 million Jamaicans and to have grown from Jamaica across the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific.  Today, Digicel has operations in 32 countries serving over 13 million customers worldwide.

Commenting on the new licences, Barry O’Brien, Digicel Jamaica CEO, took the opportunity to thank the Government and people of Jamaica for welcoming Digicel and for their ongoing commitment to Digicel; “Digicel is proud to call Jamaica home and proud to be a part of Jamaican life and culture. Our focus has always been on delivering the best of the best to our customers through mobile, broadband and now ICT services and on giving back to our communities.

He continues; “In the present financial year ending 31st March 2014, Digicel has invested over J$6 billion of capital in our business in Jamaica to ensure that Jamaica maintains its position as a global leader in the telecommunications sector. We would like to thank the Government of Jamaica and the people of Jamaica for their continued faith in Digicel and promise to continue to do our best to keep earning their loyalty and trust.”

 

 




Posted By :Tamiann Young

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