Digicel launches in Tonga

8 May 2008

Caribbean and Pacific GSM network operator Digicel has launched a commercial mobile service in Tonga, following an investment of USD20 million. Tonga, with a population of around 100,000, reportedly has around 35,000 mobile subscribers. Digicel’s Pacific footprint also covers Samoa and Papua New Guinea, with further launches pending in Fiji and Vanuatu. Amongst other places, it has also applied to enter the market in Kiribati.