Digicel, the mobile phone network company operates in 31 markets across the Caribbean, Central America and the Asia pacific, happily serves 13 million customers across the globe. Having its headquarters at Hamilton in Bermuda, the company is based in Jamaica, preoccupying 70 percent of the market shares of the island country. It offers wide range of affordable and innovative telecom services such as 4G, LTE, broadband, business solutions, generous customer care services, media and entertainment. Digicel was unleashed in April 2001, at a time when wireless mobile service was reigned by the British telecom giants 'Cables and Wireless', which was well installed and established in the Caribbean. Found by Irish entrepreneur Denis O' brien, the company received a sound feedback, having rose to one lakh customers in a quick succession of first three months.
They have done exceptionally well in living up to their mission of delivering the best network, best services and the best value to their customers in the markets they deal in. Today, the company takes pride in serving nearly 2 million customers. It employs well-nigh 6000 people and has handsomely invested 5 billion dollars extensively. Adhering to its slogan, ' the bigger, better network' the company is soon going to extend its roots to Asia, where they will focus the limelight on Myanmar, which falls short of telecom infrastructure and extend its network coverage to 96 percent.
The telecom giants often showcase in the various sports arenas and have been well known sponsors in the Caribbean region. The company has laid its emphasis on supporting cricket and other sports in Caribbean. It sponsors not only the West Indies cricket team but also the Vanuatu national cricket team. The company was declared the leading sponsor for the first edition of the Caribbean Premier League. Besides this, the company aids its customer’s passion for music and entertainment as well. It recognizes and cultivates the home grown artists and provides them with a platform to showcase their talent. The company sponsors the noble cause, the famous talent hunt show 'Rising Superstars' to extend support to the undiscovered and unsung artists. Digicel is an affluent supporter of music and entertainment. It has an enduring association with the famous trademark ‘Tuff Gong’ to honour and laud the legacy of music left behind by the legendary singer Boy Marley.