DIGICEL BRINGS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DIGICEL CARIBBEAN CUP NEW YORK TO DIASPORA AND CARIBBEAN FOOTBALL FANS
Digicel – whose mobile service now includes the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific – has partnered with www.caribzone.com and AM1600 – which broadcasts in the New York Tri State area – to bring coverage of the Digicel Caribbean Cup New York to football fans in the Diaspora and Caribbean.
Every Sunday from June 13th to September 5th, www.caribzone.com and AM1600 will broadcast the Digicel Sports Update from 5pm to 6pm EST, reviewing the highlights of that day’s matches and featuring interviews with key players, coaches and representatives from the Caribbean Cup Inc. The second show – featured solely on www.caribzone.com from 6pm to 8pm EST – will run through the play-by-play action of Jamaica’s matches.
Digicel’s Head of Marketing for the Diaspora, Marlon Davis, said of today’s announcement; “Digicel is delighted to be partnering with www.caribzone.com and AM1600 to bring coverage of the Digicel Caribbean Cup New York to the thousands of football fans living in the Diaspora and across the Caribbean. We understand how passionate Caribbean people are about football and this gives them the opportunity to stay up-to-date with their country’s representative teams who are competing in the Digicel Caribbean Cup New York.
“The tournament has gotten off to a great start since Haiti and Guyana drew in the first match on May 30th and fans attending the matches have been treated to a host of exciting activities and competitions, courtesy of Digicel. In addition, customers wishing to send top up back to friends and family in the Caribbean or Central America, get 100% credit extra free when top up online with Digicel.”
Digicel currently offers a range of innovative products and services to Caribbean and Central American nationals living in the Diaspora, including online top up – where customers can log on to any Digicel website and top up or send minutes to people back home; retail top up – where customers can go into any one of over 100,000 retail stores in the UK, Canada, the Caribbean and the USA and purchase Digicel top up or send Digicel minutes to friends and relatives in their home country; and Digicel calling cards – where customers calling friends and family in the Caribbean and Central America can call home at competitive rates using minutes stored on the calling card.
Digicel is also running an online top up promotion until June 30th. Customers wishing to send top up back to friends and family in the Caribbean or Central America get 100% airtime extra free when they top up online.*
Digicel has been involved in a wide range of football initiatives designed to support the development of football in the Caribbean and Central America over the last six years. Digicel, which has operations in 32 countries worldwide, sponsors 17 Football Federations and Leagues, as well as the Digicel Caribbean Cup and the Copa de Naciones Digicel in Central America.
*For further information, visit www.digicelgroup.com and select the website of the country you wish to send airtime to.