Barbados Finance Minister vows to Support Digicel’s quest for Fixed Residential & Commercial Lines

Finance minister Chris Sinckler does for Digicel what he would not for REDjet, urge his Cabinet colleagues to speed up permissions to amend the license for Digicel to expand into fixed lines for Commercial and Residential areas across the island… WATCH VIDEO FOR FULL STORY!

The full transfer of Digicel customers into the fourth generation of ICT services (4G) will be completed by 7th December 2011, with the first stage of migration emanating from 23rd Nov 2011.

Digicel Barbados also brought WiMax to the former British Colony soon celebrating its 45th Anniversary of Independence, when operations for the Irish-based provider started in February 2004, the company was at 2.5G or what was then called EDGE.

Zouaves regiment, coincidentally whose uniform has Digicel's colours, greeting participants at the Hilton

In seeking to be a full Telecoms Service, they are now wooing the support of Barbados’ current Freundel Stuart regime to expand their License from Mobile & Internet services towards Landline as well – a bid successful so far only in Turks & Caicos.

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