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  1. DIGICEL SIGNS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF SVG THROUGH THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY COMMISSION

    In a move that marks a significant advance in efforts to bridge the digital divide and provide economic empowerment opportunities for citizen consumers, the Government of St. Vincent & the Grenadines, through the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC), has selected Digicel as its connectivity partner in a landmark five year deal. With research from the […]

    July 20, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  2. DIGICEL COMPLETES SALE OF PACIFIC OPERATIONS TO TELSTRA

    Digicel Group Holdings Limited (“DGHL” or “Digicel“) is pleased to announce completion of the sale of Digicel Pacific Limited (“Digicel Pacific” or “DPL“), its wholly owned subsidiary, to a subsidiary of the Australian telecommunications company Telstra Corporation Limited, with funding from the Australian Government, through Export Finance Australia. The transaction values Digicel Pacific at up […]

    July 18, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. DIGICEL SCOOPS OOKLA SPEEDTEST AWARD FOR FASTEST NETWORK IN C’BEAN

    There’s cause for celebration across the region with the Speedtest award from Ookla, the global leader in leaders in internet testing and analysis, confirming that Digicel mobile customers benefit from the fastest network in the Caribbean, it was announced today. That’s good news since the Digital Operator promises customers the best network and is constantly […]

    May 13, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  4. DIGICEL WELCOMES MARTHA TATE AS GROUP CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER

    Digicel just announced the appointment of Martha Tate as their Group Chief Business Officer as the Digital Operator positions itself for a supercharged period of growth in line with the explosion in customer demand for complex ICT solutions. A technology industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience working on a national and multi-national […]

    April 22, 2022BusinessNo comments
  5. CARICOM HEADS HANDLING WIDE RANGE OF MATTERS AT 33rd INTER-SESSIONAL MEETING IN BELIZE

    CARICOM Heads of Government are deliberating on several major issues, including the Region’s post-pandemic economic recovery, while convening at San Pedro in Belize for their on 1-2 March 2022. The situation in Member State Haiti, including the current political impasse and security and socio-economic challenges, will also be examined. Heads will also discuss the regional […]

    March 1, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. DIGICEL COMMITS TO REDUCTION IN INTRA-CARICOM ROAMING CHARGES

    In a meaningful show of support to the CARICOM Heads of Government’s policy initiative to establish the CARICOM Single ICT Space in support of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy, Digicel Group and Cable & Wireless Communications this week signed a declaration to reduce intra-CARICOM roaming charges for citizens of CARICOM states. The move is […]

    February 27, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  7. IABC BARBADOS ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE

    Public relations practitioners on the island are being challenged to commit to continuous education if they want the profession to be taken seriously. So says newly installed President of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Barbados, Dr. Pamala Proverbs, following the Association’s 2021 elections on November 24. Dr. Proverbs, managing director of PRMR Inc., […]

    November 29, 2021BusinessNo comments
  8. DIGICEL BUILDS DEEP BLUE ONE SUBSEA CABLE CONNECTING FRENCH GUIANA, SURINAME, GUYANA – AS WELL AS TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

    Digicel is making a significant investment in international submarine capacity with the build of its Deep Blue One subsea cable and has signed a partnership agreement with Orange to extend the system from Trinidad to French Guiana. Recognising the opportunity to supercharge connectivity in this area of the Caribbean and Latin America, Deep Blue One […]

    October 4, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  9. 2 Bajan female rugby players face off as they play for opposing collegiate teams in USA

    For the first time in history, two Barbadian female rugby players will face off as they play for opposing collegiate teams in the USA. Sankara Price will play for Mount St. Mary’s while Jara Emtage-Cave will play for Harvard. Both young women recently started their college studies at their respective schools. The match will be […]

    September 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  10. Satan finds his dream job

    Guy is on a hot streak!  

    May 11, 2021Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Digicel and SafeToNet, making the internet a safer place for children

    With the Covid-19 pandemic driving more people online, Digicel recognises the need to place additional emphasis on digital security. Children in particular are vulnerable as they navigate online learning and increased screen time, inadvertently putting themselves at risk of cyberbullying, sextortion and exposure to content that may be inappropriate for their age. In order to […]

    November 19, 2020BusinessNo comments
  12. DIGICEL FOUNDATION WINS WORLD COMMUNICATION AWARDS

    Digicel Jamaica Foundation took home the coveted Social Contribution Award at this year’s virtual staging of the World Communication Awards. Having to switch to a virtual format this year, the ceremony was broadcast live as they announced the winner of each category and then showed a victory video from each. In addition to having the […]

    November 7, 2020BusinessNo comments
  13. DIGICEL STEPS OUT AS A DIGITAL OPERATOR

    Digicel just launched itself as a Digital Operator and is marking the occasion by delivering simply more through a suite of eight apps and a promise of powerful digital experiences. It heralds a new frontier for Digicel as it goes all in on digital. Nineteen years after its launch in Jamaica as a mobile operator […]

    October 24, 2020Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN TEAMS UP WITH FLOW TO OFFER FREE ACCESS TO ITS ONLINE PLATFORMS

    Consumers across the region will see major savings in data costs as a result of a partnership between two major regional players in telecommunications and finance. CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced an agreement with Flow for the zero rating of the bank’s top sites as well as its award-winning mobile banking app. Under the zero-rating initiative […]

    June 19, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  15. NOT SURE ABOUT COVID-19? CALL BGIS’ 24 Hr HOTLINE NOW! March 16, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Digicel NBA Jumpstart Programme changing lives through basketball

    Over the last five years, Digicel and the NBA have partnered to develop youth basketball across the region. The Digicel NBA Jumpstart Programme provides young boys and girls with the chance to be trained by NBA players, coaches and staff, all with a view to raising the quality of the sport in the Caribbean. “When […]

    December 2, 2019SportsNo comments
  17. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… Flow’s Independence Deals!

    The telecoms service provider had an Independence special of $53 for a prepaid Samsung Handset with 530 MB of data for WhatsApp, clearly this lady was looking to get to the bottom of this deal?

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  18. FLOW BUSINESS A WELCOMED INITIATIVE FOR MSME

    A major transformation and technological project unveiled by C&W Business and FLOW to aid micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) has been welcomed by Small Business Minister, Dwight Sutherland. The project, known as Flow Business, was described by the Minister as one which would see local small businesses “immediately benefit from simplified plans and contracts, […]

    September 11, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  19. Government of Antigua & Barbuda and Digicel Reach Agreement

    Digicel just revealed they reached an amicable agreement with the Government of Antigua & Barbuda in regard to the provision of future spectrum arrangements to enhance telephony and Internet services in the country. Digicel welcomes this positive engagement and believes this signals a new era of constructive relations with the Government and will benefit citizens, […]

    September 2, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Scotiabank’s Santo Domingo CEO visits DR’s President Medina

    The Dominican Republic’s President – Danilo Medina – received in his office at the Presidential Palace Brian Porter, President and chief executive officer of Scotiabank on 22 July 2019. Ignacio Deschamps, head of International Banking and Digital Transformation at Scotiabank and Gonzalo Parral, Scotiabank general manager in the Dominican Republic accompanied Porter during the visit. […]

    July 25, 2019BusinessNo comments
  21. SMARTPHONE USERS MAY SOON BE ABLE TO CHANGE PROVIDERS WITHOUT LOSING THEIR NUMBER

    It seems Barbados will soon be like other countries who are consumer oriented in allowing number portability. The Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology said Flow is at the forefront of talks to enable mobile users to carry their number from one network to another without any hassle; – While not giving any timeline […]

    May 7, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. ‘ONWARDS AND UPWARDS’ IS NOW A PATRIOTIC WAY TO SHOW YOUR TELECOMS SUBSCRIPTION IS 21st CENTURY COMPLIANT

    A local telecoms provider is making sure they stay relevant in a growing market with customer oriented innovations. Mr Sylvester in addressing the media, users and other interested parties explained what their research indicated was in the wish list of most consumers; – Justin Inniss the director of Customer Experience for Flow Barbados, says the […]

    May 6, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  23. NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR DIGICEL BARBADOS

    Digicel Barbados today announced Yaser Maher as its new Chief Executive Officer. This appointment comes on the heels of the former CEO, Alex Tasker, being appointed to the role of Executive Chairman of Digicel Barbados in October of last year. Yaser is no stranger to the Digicel family having joined the Barbados team from Digicel […]

    February 9, 2019Events, FeaturedNo comments
  24. DIGICEL COMPLETES SALE AND LEASEBACK AGREEMENT WITH PHOENIX TOWER INTERNATIONAL

    Digicel has completed a sale and leaseback agreement with Phoenix Tower International LLC (PTI) through its Jamaican subsidiary, Phoenix Tower Jamaica Limited, in relation to a number of its towers in Jamaica. This sale and leaseback arrangement means PTI assumes ownership and management rights of 451 of Digicel’s wireless communication tower sites in Jamaica. The […]

    October 1, 2018TechnologyNo comments
  25. CARIBBEAN SCHOOL CRICKET TEAMS LEARN FROM THEIR CPL IDOLS

    Digicel and the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) toured the region for the Digicel Youth Cricket Series Coaching Clinics over the past three months, inspiring young cricketers and teaching them the finer points of the game. Students from six schools, one per participating CPL country, were coached by their local CPL coaches and got to […]

    August 6, 2018CricketNo comments