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Digicel gives all Prepaid Customers in Jamaica a Christmas Gift
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Digicel gives all Prepaid Customers in Jamaica a Christmas Gift

“We’re all about connecting our customers to the people and things they love most – and there’s no more important time to be connected than during the festive season. So this year, we’re helping them to do just that by taking this opportunity to say thank you to our customers and to wish them the very best for the season.” Justin Morin, CEO of Digicel Jamaica, commenting on the Millions of MBs and Minutes Giveaway This festive season, Digicel is giving each and every prepaid customer in Jamaica a reason to celebrate with an amazing free gift. Dubbing it the “Millions of MBs and Minutes Giveaway”, Digicel is using this season of giving as a time to say a heartfelt thank you to customers by giving them an amazing gift of huge amounts of free data and free Digicel to Digicel call...
Digicel renews A2P SMS revenue partnership with Anam for five years
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Digicel renews A2P SMS revenue partnership with Anam for five years

October 24, 2017; Dublin, Ireland. Digicel has extended its A2P SMS partnership with Anam for a further five years to run to 2023. The partnership with Anam enables Digicel to secure its international traffic channels against SMS fraud and Spam. The new deal, announced in Montego Bay, Jamaica last week, extends the current arrangement due to run out March 2018 by a further five years to April 2023. Digicel had engaged Anam in 2015 for a three year term to filter, monitor and report on international A2P SMS on the Operator’s 31 networks across the Caribbean, Central America and South East Asia. Anam’s A2P ASSURE gives Mobile Operators the ability to detect and monetise revenue leakage associated with mobile messaging, while patented core SMS Firewall functionality also provides protec...
Digicel and Huawei test True power of Fiber using UHD TV
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Digicel and Huawei test True power of Fiber using UHD TV

“Today is a proud day for Huawei. Working with Digicel, we have achieved incredible things and we are changing the lives of customers for the better” Account Director for Huawei Technologies, Engelbert Reys, commenting on Digicel test of UHD TV   Digicel Group and Huawei Technologies continue to push the boundaries of technology and put the real power of fibre to the test. This time, they demonstrated this with the first-ever local linear broadcast of Ultra High Definition TV (UHD-TV) in the Caribbean. Hosted at Digicel’s downtown Kingston headquarters in Jamaica on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, the test involving local media. Their test demonstrated the benefit of having a 100% fibre optic network and 100% IPTV capabilities coupled with Huawei’s latest technology for encoding an...
How to put FLOW or Digicel Data Settings on a Samsung or Android smartphone
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How to put FLOW or Digicel Data Settings on a Samsung or Android smartphone

As you may already known, Samsung has launched their latest iteration of the Samsung Galaxy 8S and 8S Plus as well as the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Behold the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 n four colours; Deepsea Blue, Maple Gold, Midnight Black and Orchid Gray!!! So for those of still stuck with the older Samsung Galaxy S3 to S6 Models, the struggle is still real when it comes to adding a Prepaid Data plan from either FLOW Jamaica or Digicel. Here is a quick Primer on how to add a Prepaid Data Plan to a Samsung Galaxy s5, which is similar for all models!!!! First Select Settings. Then Select More Networks or More...... Select Mobile Networks Select Access Point Names. Select the Menu button. This can be in the form of three vertical dots or MORE in the upper rig...
How to put FLOW or Digicel Data Settings on an Apple iPhone
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How to put FLOW or Digicel Data Settings on an Apple iPhone

So you just got an Apple iPhone be it a 5S, 6, 6S, 6S Plus or the latest Apple iPhone7 from a relative. Great, once you've unlocked it and removed the Apple iCloud Security feature, you're good to go. The first thing you may want to do is to surf the internet, be it via FLOW or Digicel's Mobile Data Network. To enter the settings is a process fairly easy for anyone to master: Select Settings   Select Mobile/Cellular Data Select Mobile/Cellular Data Options   Select Mobile/Cellular Data Network   Click on Reset Settings.   Exit to Homescreen. Then select Settings. Select Mobile/Cellular Data.   Select Mobile/Cellular Data Options.   Select Mobile/Cellular Data Network.  ...
Stop Digicel and FLOW Apple iPhone and Android phones taking Data and Credit
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Stop Digicel and FLOW Apple iPhone and Android phones taking Data and Credit

Jamaica who use Data service on FLOW and Digicel smartphones all have the same problem; the phone using off their Data plan and then their credit unknown. While you may want to blame the company, the real culprit is the smartphone, more specifically Google Android and Apple iOS. These operating systems constantly update themselves in the background, using off Data and then credit at a rate of JA$45 per megabytes respectively. The same is true in any of the Caribbean Territories that Digicel and FLOW operates. So what’s causing this phenomenon of Telecom Provider’s stealing Credit? Apps and Data Plans – Updates use up Data while you sleep Jamaicans, gather around and get educated, as many Jamaicans receive their smartphones as gifts but know little about it functionalities. ...
FLOW launches LTE in Barbados as Jamaica gets Huawei E8372
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FLOW launches LTE in Barbados as Jamaica gets Huawei E8372

“This is a great achievement for Barbados and it once again demonstrates our ability to place Barbados ahead of the pack” Interim Managing Director, Flow, Jenson Sylvester, commenting on the launch of LTE in Barbados Folks, FLOW Barbados has finally gone supersonic. They've launched LTE (Long Term Evolution) in Barbados and represents an investment of US$150 million to be invested between 2016 and 2017 to quote interim Managing Director, Flow Barbados Jenson Sylvester, quote: “Last year we invested over $70 million in our network, with a further $80 million earmarked for 2017, and this proves our commitment to ensuring that Barbados remains at the leading-edge of connectivity”. Their super fast network has some thirty five (35) cell sites in Barbados installed with the 4G t...
Digicel, FLOW support Ministry Of National Security Stay Alert App
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Digicel, FLOW support Ministry Of National Security Stay Alert App

“We started with just about two thousand subscribers last February, and increased that to just over 40,000 users of the App in less than a year. With this partnership with Digicel and Flow we hope to push the numbers to over one million in short order. I want to congratulate both organisations for agreeing to preload the App and for making it available for free to their customers” Minister of National Security Robert Montague speaking on Friday, January 27th, 2017 about the endorsement by Digicel and FLOW of the Stay Alert App Telecom Providers are teaming up....to fight crime with the Ministry Of National Security! Digicel and FLOW Jamaica on Friday, January 27, 2017 have decided to support the Stay Alert App, which I’d detailed in my article How Ministry Of National Security Sta...