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'Rock Mobile' preparing to enter Jamaica mobile market

Friday 29 January 2021 | 12:04 CET | News
A new mobile operator called Rock Mobile is preparing to challenge the existing Digicel-Flow duopoly in Jamaica, reports the Jamaica Gleaner. The business was set up by former Scotiabank Jamaica head Bruce Bowen and his wife Suzanne Fernando-Bowen in 2019 and has already contacted the Spectrum Management Authority (SMA) to seek a fairer distribution of available spectrum in the Jamaican market, said the report.

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