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Digicel’s New Rates make Credit Last longer despite no Postpaid Options announced
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Digicel’s New Rates make Credit Last longer despite no Postpaid Options announced

By now you’ve heard of Digicel’s new Calling Plans announced in face of the coming adjustment in the Cross Network Calling Rate to Ja$1.10 per minute. These new rates had been announced by the OUR (Office of Utilities Regulation) at 2:30pm on Thursday May 30th 2013 and’ll become effective Monday July 1st 2013. The OUR’s new rates are based on the LRIC (Long Run Incremental Cost Model) and becomes effective Monday July 1st, 2013 and will last until June 30, 2018. This is a sharp decline of JA$3.90 per minute from the last Cross-Network Rate of JA$5.00 that was last set on Sunday July 15th 2012 by the OUR. Digicel of course took issue with these new rates but in the end it’s clear they have to accept in the face of competition from LIME, which has already announced their new Talk EZ Plans ...
LIME Jamaica Announces All Network $2.99 Prepaid One Rate
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LIME Jamaica Announces All Network $2.99 Prepaid One Rate

Jamaica’s leading telecommunications company, LIME, today announced an unprecedented low one rate of $2.99 per minute for all pre-paid calls to any domestic and select international numbers. As of midnight tonight, LIME’s standard Talk EZ Prepaid customers will enjoy the historically low $2.99 per minute rate – billed on a per second basis - to call locally as well as the USA, Canada and landlines in the U.K. While the Talk EZ plan is the default option for all new LIME customers, existing subscribers may activate the plan by dialling *123*1# from any mobile phone. The introduction of the reduced rate also comes three weeks ahead of the July 1 implementation date for the new Mobile Termination Rate (MTR) announced by the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) last week. The revolutionar...
LIME drops Cross Network Calling rate to JA$6.99 to kick off a 3 year Battle for Mobile Market Dominance
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LIME drops Cross Network Calling rate to JA$6.99 to kick off a 3 year Battle for Mobile Market Dominance

On Thursday June 14th 2012AD at 2:00pm, LIME held a Press Conference to announce something special on the horizon, a coming surprise that was pre-announced in The Jamaica Gleaner. As the title says and has been mentioned in the Media including on our blog in Kelroy’s article LIME Jamaica slashes mobile calling Rates, LIME has truly done as it has promised, slashing Voice Calling Rates as to Historic Lows as follows: $1.99 per minute for on-net Calls for Postpaid mobile customers $2.99 for minute for on-net and International Calls for Prepaid and Postpaid Customers $6.99 per minute for other network numbers, inclusive of Telecom Provider Digicel and Landline for both Prepaid and Postpaid The new Rates are part of a Calling Plan called Talk EZ that now has Jamaicans rushing LIME...