How to Unlock your Huawei Modem to work on LIME 3G or Digicel

As you may be aware from reading Kelroy’s article Claro Jamaica to get the Axe from Digicel come March 1st, Digicel is slated to shut down CLARO Jamaica’s GSM Voice Network on Thursday March 1st 2012AD. The reason is of course becoming increasingly clear as to why Digicel really wants CLARO Jamaica: access to their 3G […]

Claro Jamaica to get the Axe from Digicel come March 1st

So much for operating two separate networks. It has been revealed that Claro’s network in Jamaica will be shut down come March 1st 2012. Meetings are already being planned with the office of Utility Regulations and the new Minister with responsibility for telecommunications Phillip Paulwell as they try to ensure that Claro’s current customers are not left in the […]

CLARO’s Freeness ends 5th January 2012 – Digicel’s Bigger, Better with Data and Cloud

“As of Jan 5 2012, Claro’s Prepaid Call 2 Text 1, Free Weekends, Free Nights, Free Credit from Foreign & OMG Texting Promotions will no longer be available” Sender: 18763044401 Message Center 18763044017 Sent: December 16 2011 13:13:45 And so with this ominous SMS on my CLARO Phone, Digicel, the conquering vassals who have now […]

Digicel’s bid to Acquire Claro in Jamaica finally Approved – with conditions…

Digicel’s acquisition of Claro was announced in early April and was expected to be done and dusted by June but for various reasons the deal was not wrapped up until recently.  Prime Minister Bruce Golding as approved the merger but attached strict requirements to prevent Digicel from morphing into a monopoly which in turn will affect it’s customers and […]

Jamaica’s Low Net Penetration – Broadband Internet A Universal Right

Here in the Developing World, such as out little island of Jamaica, there is little interest in PCs or Laptops, which are mostly seen as “bling” to have for the purpose of playing, downloading and burning music and movies. The results of the recently released statistics from an island-wide Caribbean ICT Indicators and Broadband Survey […]

Digicel buys Claro Jamaica – an overview of their war for Jamaica and Latin America

The Jamaican telecoms market has been the most dynamic of the lot in the Caribbean over the last few years, a position accomplished mostly by the bitter rivalry between the long standing Digicel Jamaica and the newcommer Claro Jamaica. The rivalry actually dates back to 2007 when Digicel entered Claro’s backyard of Central America and within a year took El […]