Digicel Barbados launches HSPA+

25 Nov 2011

Digicel’s 3.5G HSPA+ mobile network has gone live in Barbados. The Barbados Advocate reports that the network (marketed as ‘4G’) ‘officially went live on Wednesday night and by 7 December its customers will be able to access the internet at faster speeds.’ At a launch ceremony, Digicel’s commercial manager, Alex Tasker, announced that the HSPA+ evolution will provide users with high speed internet services on smartphones and laptops/PCs via dongle modems, as well as tablet computers and portable Wi-Fi hub devices. The cellco previously offered mobile data services via an EDGE network.

Barbados, Digicel (Barbados)