Digicel Logo – Digicel is a telecommunications operator Caribbean which was founded by Irish entrepreneur Denis O’Brien. The company Digicel was created in April 2001 when Digicel launched its first mobile network GSM in Jamaica, forever revolutionizing the telecommunications industry in the country and the rest of the Caribbean. From his first 100 days of operation in Jamaica, the Company acquired 100,000 customers mobile – a goal that leaders believed that the first anniversary of establishing the company! Digicel saves record after record and exceeds its main competitor by becoming the mobile operator with the largest customer base of the island.
Five years later, its launches in Trinidad & Tobago and Haiti recorded an impressive 1.4 million customers in Haiti only after a year of operation. Digicel has been instrumental in the penetration of mobile telephony in the Caribbean and with his reputation as “Breaker Monopoly “and” Customer Champion “has allowed the vast majority of people, access to latest technology in mobile phone.
Seven years after its launch, Digicel now operates in 23 markets, making it not only the operator but also the wider the fastest growing Caribbean. The acquisition of the operations of Cingular Wireless in the Caribbean and Bermuda in 2005 and that of Bouygues Telecom Caribbean in 2006 largely contributed to its expansion. In March 2012, Digicel acquired its main competitor Comcel / Voila in Haiti for $ 97 million.