Digicel promises customers simply more in 2021

Since its launch in Samoa in 2006, Digicel has been the key driver in the telecommunications revolution in the Pacific ensuring everyone, everywhere can be connected to, and benefit from, transformational communications services.

With its successful relaunch in October as a Digital Operator delivering 1440 minutes of digital experiences every day, all day, Digicel debuted its Digicel Prime Bundles which offer its suite of apps covering everything from sports, music and news to local radio, podcasts, messaging, marketplaces and cloud storage.

Digicel sets the record straight

The release from Digicel states:

Following overwhelming support from our debtholders for these proposals, we are now progressing with the required administrative processes.

As such, we announced details of a proposed Scheme of Arrangement in the Bermudian Courts in connection with Digicel Group One Limited, which is purely an intermediate financing holding company.

This Scheme has the support of over 97% of its bondholders and also involves the appointment of light touch joint provisional liquidators to oversee the implementation of the Scheme.

Digicel provides free access to Education Ministry’s website with online educational resources

Following the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) worldwide outbreak, the MoET has requested schools across the country to prepare home schooling packages. Those packages will be made available online on the MoET website to support learning for all grade levels including early childhood. The information is designed to provide families a better understanding of how children learn and provides practical activities families can use each day at home.

Digicel in mourning following death of former Group CEO, Colm Delves

Colm passed away yesterday in Dublin, Ireland after a courageous battle with cancer.

9 steps to help fight coronavirus spread

As world heads of government continue to grapple with the mounting challenges, Digicel is contributing to efforts to educate the public and stem the coronavirus spread.

COVID-19 is spread mainly person-to-person, through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

At present there is no vaccine, so the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus.

Here we’ve compiled a list of easy steps to protect yourself and others:

MyDigicel app gets Thumbs up from customers

As the go-to destination for all things Digicel,  the sleek looking and simple to use MyDigicel app empowers customers by giving them full transparency and control with the ability to top up their phones, view and buy available plans, track their usage, and even gift others with plans and services.

9 lives saved - Digicel phone helps track drifting boat in Vanuatu

Vanuatu Police and Ports and Harbour staff sought Digicel Vanuatu’s assistance to track the boat which had left Santo for Malekula last week but failed to reach its destination on time. One passenger who had a Digicel number used it to call the Police and the Ports and Harbour in Santo for help as they were not able to see the Island.

Digicel’s Network Operation Centre Team in Suva managed to track the location of the mobile phone and alerted authorities who managed to find the boat and towed it to Santo.

There were 8 adults and 1 child on board.

Digicel introduces SmartButler solution for Fiji Tourism

Mike Greig, Digicel Fiji CEO said; “This is an exciting innovation which brings the best in software as a service digitalize and boost our tourism economy. The introduction of this digital service underpins our commitment to better serve and support Fiji’s number one earner – the tourism sector. SmartButler is an exclusive product offered by Digicel for Fiji and the Pacific.”

Special Olympics Team Vanuatu does country proud

The team arrived home to a rousing welcome as members proudly displayed their medals for family members and fans to see.

Thirty-three year old Ken Kalsong picked up a gold and a bronze medal in athletics in the 100m and long jump events.

Monique Sau collected a silver medal and a bronze medal for shotput and 100m respectively.

Toumaramara Taravaki and Atis Carlo each received 2 bronze medals.

 Digicel Vanuatu provided cash sponsorship of USD $10,000 to assist the team prepare for the World Games.

Digicel appoints first Fijian as Regional CEO for Pacific

No stranger to Digicel, Ms Jannif served until recently as the Chief Financial Officer – Pacific Hub based in Suva.

Ms Jannif has been with Digicel, in key decision making roles for the past six years. She joined Digicel Fiji in December 2012 as the Manager Financial Planning, a post which she held for two and a half years and was then appointed Digicel Fiji’s Financial Controller in June 2015 before being appointed CFO – Hub Markets in January 2017.