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Digicel activates first 4G service in Barbados

Monday 31 October 2016 | 14:14 CET | News
Digicel has announced the launch of a 4G LTE service in Barbados, the first available on the island. The coverage is for now limited to certain areas of the capital Bridgetown, ahead of an expansion to other locations shortly. In a statement, the operator said it has invested over USD 50 million in its infrastructure in recent months, including the installation of twelve new sites and the nation's first full fibre to the home (FTTH) network.

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Companies: Digicel
Countries: Barbados
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