Western Union Enables PrePay Top-Ups in The Caribbean
Published on: 8th Sep 2008
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Digicel has teamed with The Western Union Company to allow US residents to buy PrePay top ups and send them to mobile phone accounts belonging to customers in Jamaica, Haiti, El Salvador and Guyana.
In the future, additional participating countries will include: Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Digicel Top Up, Digicel's credit remittance service, enables members of various Diaspora markets such as the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, and the Dominican Republic to buy instant Digicel phone credit for friends and family in Jamaica, Haiti, El Salvador, Guyana, Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago.
"Digicel has connected millions of friends and family throughout the world. By expanding our Diaspora offerings, we will have even greater impact on the communities we serve," said Brian Finn, Digicel's Group Commercial Director. "The Diaspora is the lifeline of many Caribbean and Central American countries, first transferring money, then food, and now phone time credit to friends and family back home."