Latest Telecoms News about Jamaica

Digicel Buys Block of 700Mhz Spectrum for Jamaican Network

  Jamaica based Digicel has bought a block of 700Mhz radio spectrum, for just over half the price that the government failed to sell it at last year....

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Digicel Files Complaint Over Allegations of Incorrect Billing by Rival

  Jamaica's Digicel says that it has filed a complaint with the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) to launch an investigation into call handling at a rival network, Lime,...

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Digicel Jamaica Reports Strong Growth in Mobile Data Usage

  Digicel Jamaica is reporting strong double-digit growth in data revenues and data plan subscribers over the last quarter ending December 2013....

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Digicel Offers Reward to Convict Cable Thieves

  Two of Jamaica's telecoms operators have offered a $1 million reward for information leading to the conviction of cable thieves that knocked out a significant part of their networks last week....

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Jamaica's Digicel Hires 200 Staff for Customer Care Team

  Jamaica's Digicel says that it has hired and trained some 200 additional agents for its Customer Care Call Centre....

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Lime Outlines 2-Year Network Upgrade Plans

  Jamaica based Lime has announced plans for a US$79 million mobile network upgrade to expand coverage and increase the mobile download speeds....

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DoCoMo Achieves World's First 1.2Gbps Transmission with Single-size Antenna

  Japan's NTT DoCoMo says that it has achieved the world's first transmission exceeding 1.2 Gbps in a field test using a single-size antenna incorporating a new transmission technology, Smart Vertical MIMO, for LTE-A systems....

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Jamaica Cancels 700Mhz Spectrum Auction

  Jamaica's Spectrum Management Authority auction of 700Mhz spectrum has been cancelled after it failed to attract a single bidder, despite high levels of interest initially....

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Jamaica's Lime Breaks Subscriber Growth Rates

  Jamaican mobile network, Lime says that it has beaten its own subscriber acquisition record by 40% having amassed almost 140,000 new prepaid mobile subscribers 100 days after launching its enhanced 'Talk EZ' value tariff....

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Jamaica Restarts 700Mhz Spectrum Auction Process

  The Jamaican government has announced that the delayed public consultation on an auction for 700Mhz spectrum will take place in September....

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