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Digicel St. Kitts and Nevis offers ad-blocking option

Tuesday 22 December 2015 | 14:08 CET | News
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Digicel St. Kitts and Nevis has announced plans to offer its customers the option of deploying ad-blocking software on their smartphones. The operator said mobile advertising uses up as much as 10 percent of a customers' data plan allowance and comes after the Digicel group announced that it would be adding the ad-blocking technology of Israel's Shine Technologies to mobile networks in its Caribbean and Asia Pacific markets. However, the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (Ectel) opposed the measure, warning Digicel that the ad-blocking technology could "hinder the growth, usage

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Digicel / Ectel
Countries: Saint Kitts and Nevis
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