$450 million for the launch of Digicel in Honduras

Leaders from Digicel reported that they have brought state of the art technology to Honduras, along with competitive rates, better signal and coverage in the country's 18 departments.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

"We are here to stay, we are happy to offer Honduras a new option in mobile services, with better signal, and the confidence to make their call with one try, without dropped calls," said the executive director of Digicel Honduras, Miguel Garcia, to the press.

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Cell Phone Customers On the Run

July 2011

70% of Costa Ricans polled are thinking about changing suppliers for their mobile communications services, and 16% say they will do so as soon as possible.

A survey by the Financial Intelligence Unit at El Financiero reveals the challenges facing the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE), in keeping pace with market demands by the time the opening of the mobile communications sector comes into effect.

Tigo to Invest $50 Million in Honduras

November 2009

The company is aiming to extend its Internet coverage to the entire country in 2010.

This was reported by Tigo Honduras' President, Antonio Tavel Otero, who added that they intend to provide this service in areas still lacking electric energy.

Elheraldo.hn published further comments by Tavel Otero: "All together, the four telecom companies in the country could invest up to $350 million next year, a figure similar to that of 2009".

New Digicel Offices in Honduras

October 2009

The multinational company opened 5 new regional offices in Choluteca, Juticalpa, La Ceiba and Santa Rosa de Copán.

They have staff in marketing, advertising and technology.

"Digiciel, of Irish origin, reached in June 10 million cell phone lines in the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific Islands, according to a press release by the company".

Guatemala: Cellular Phone Service Grows by 25.64% in 2008

May 2009

At the close of 2008, there were 14 million 948 thousand cell phone users, according to a report by the Superintendent of Telecommunications (SIT).

SIT also reported a slight growth of 2.52% in fixed telephone service.

Urías Gamarro wrote about the SIT report in Prensalibre.com: "As of December 31, 2008, Claro reported 5.906 million users, equaling 39.50% of the market; the Tigo Company reported 34.60% and Movistar 25.90%."

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