Tag Archives: Digicel

Telcos are adapting themselves to new ways of content consumption

Daniel Fuentes, VP at Antel Uruguay, Gyorgy Zsembery, Group CEO, Home & Entertainment at Digicel and Henrik Sten, VP Sales and Development at Vewd, starred the  Telcos and the new TV business panel, as part of the Nextv CEO Latin America conference, which took place last week at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami. [...]

Digicel offers more NBA games in the Caribbean

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Digicel announced a multiyear expansion of its partnership, that will deliver more than 200 live NBA games each season, tipping off on October 22nd with the L.A. Lakers taking on the L.A. Clippers. Extensive NBA programming will be provided to more than 30 Caribbean territories, including the Dominican Republic, [...]

Cable & Wireless and Digicel take the Premier League to the Caribbean

The companies Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and Digicel announced an agreement to broadcast the next three seasons Premier Leagues matches live in the Caribbean, through Caribbean Premier Sports Limited (CPSL), their new joint venture. The agreement with the English football competition covers live, on demand and streaming broadcasts. We are excited to join forces [...]

Dish Mexico, Digicel and Liberty CTOs to discuss the future of TV technologies

Key technology executives will gather in the next edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, on November 1 & 2 in Miami, to discuss the new emerging technology trends that will mark the future of the industry. The changes in consumption habits and the growth of multiscreen services pose new challenges for operators. In this context, [...]

Digicel acquires 2018 FIFA World Cup rights

Digicel and SportsMax announced that they have secured broadcast rights for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, for 22 countries, through an agreement signed with DTH operator DirecTV. The matches will be available in free-to-air TV, broadband, pay TV, radio and streaming via mobile. Both companies have acquired the English and Spanish language media rights. [...]

Digicel launches triple play in Bermuda

Telecommunications company Digicel has launched triple play through its FTTH network in Bermuda. The offer includes speeds of up to 200 mbps, three TV plans and fibre phone options. TV plans include between 55 and 129 channels. The package with 104 channels and a 25Mbps connection is priced at USD 185. The platform offers new [...]

Digicel goes for 4K in the Caribbean together with Huawei

The telecommunications operator of the Caribbean Digicel gave its first step towards transmissions in 4k. Using the technology provided by Huawei, it broadcasted in this quality from its headquarters located in Kingston, Jamaica. The main media in the region were invited to demonstration. Thanks to the power of our fiber network and hybrid TV platform, [...]

Digicel Play reaches 100 thousand subscribers in three markets in the Caribbean after a year of launching

Digicel Play, a Triple Play Service offer through FTTH, has reach 100 thousand subscribers in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, only a year after the service was first launched in Jamaica. This is a very important milestone for us and we are thankful to our customers and business partners for helping us achieve it, [...]

Digicel launches OTT app in the Caribbean

Digicel has announced the launch of Play Go, its live streaming service with seven HD channels, including sports and TV shows. It is available across Digicels markets in the Caribbean.   The app offers live streaming of channels SportsMax, SportsMax 2, NBA TV, Fight Sports, Catch, Catch 2 and P. Diddys Revolt TV. It can [...]