Digicel expands reach, technology to support continued growth

Hill, Kelly
March 2007
RCR Wireless News;3/19/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the introduction by Caribbean-based wireless carrier Digicel of dual-technology roaming for its customers as it expands its network reach and potential revenue streams. According to company's chief financial officer, Lawrence Hickey, offering roaming technology in the Caribbean is very profitable due to its tourism-driven economy. The carrier has a partnership agreement with Vodafone Group PLC, T-Mobile USA Inc. and AT&T Inc.


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