Digicel to invest $350 million in Honduras

The Irish company Digicel plans to enter the Honduran market in December, and has announced that it will invest 350 million dollars in its first year of operations.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The investment will be divided among development and network infrastructure, telecommunications equipment, and the introduction of the brand, channels and terminals.
This investment is in addition to the 80 million dollars the company paid the government to obtain the fourth band of cellular telephones.
Digicel has proposed to improve tariffs, the quality of service and promotions to make the mobil phones even more accessible to Hondurans.

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This will make Ericsson the main supplier for Digicel for its operations in the Caribbean, El Salvador and now in Honduras.
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Ericsson has been awarded a GSM/EDGE contract by Digicel Group, making Ericsson the preferred supplier for Digicel's operations in the Caribbean, El Salvador and now in Honduras.

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ICE to offer celular lines with telephone in Costa Rica

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The immanent opening of the telecommunications market has led the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) to design a strategy to compete with multinational companies that arrive in the country.

The state institute plans to meet the challenge by offering the same services as their competitors even before they arrive.

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"They told us that the third generation of cellular telephones could be ready for 2008 and we're still waiting for it. The internet conection using 2-G cell phones is inadequate."

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