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Mobile WiMAX Service Launched in The Cayman Islands

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The pan Caribbean operator, Digicel has announced the launch of its WiMAX service, with an initial roll out in The Cayman Islands. With the launch of Digicel Broadband, the company is the first telecommunications provider in The Cayman Islands to offer Mobile WiMAX based on 802.16e technology.

Digicel will continue Personal Broadband Services roll outs in other markets deemed viable in the near future in addition to building on its current fixed Wireless Broadband Voice, Data and Internet service offerings to corporate customers in the Cayman and Jamaican markets.

Digicel Broadband packages range in speed from 512kbps up to 4 mbps.

"Digicel is one of just a few mobile operators in the world to commercially launch an 802.16e ready network for personal broadband service. By choosing a standard-based technology, Digicel is driving innovation. As devices continue to evolve, we will strive to ensure our customers have access to the best services using cutting-edge technology," said Digicel Group CTO Mario Assaad.

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