20 May 2014
Digicel Saint Lucia has announced the launch of a commercial 3.5G W-CDMA/HSPA+ network, offering average data speeds of up to 2Mbps for pre- and post-paid customers. Coverage of the service, which is marketed as ‘4G’, is available ‘island wide’ for subscribers with a compatible phone, tablet or PC and a 4G data plan. Outside of coverage areas, customers will continue to be served by the company’s EDGE data network. ‘Digicel is delivering the fastest and best wireless broadband service to customers across St Lucia,’ commented Digicel Saint Lucia manager Holly McNamara, adding: ‘Digicel 4G is making wireless broadband internet an easy-to-access, affordable reality and empowering everyone and businesses to get the best out of the internet – whenever and however they want it.’ The cellco is part of the Digicel Group, which has operations in 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific.