Digicel launches WiMax Internet in Jamaica

DIGICEL has entered the consumer Internet market with the launch today of its 4G WiMax broadband service, promising to make Internet access more affordable for the majority of Jamaicans.

The fourth generation wireless Internet technology, which has been available here to business customers for since 2007, allows Jamaicans portable broadband whereby their wireless modem can be simply plugged into a wall socket; or use a small non-mains powered USB modems.

“With Digicel 4G Broadband, we are making wireless broadband Internet an easy-to-access, affordable reality and empowering Jamaican people and businesses to get the best out of the internet – whenever and however they want it. With Digicel 4G Broadband, the possibilities are endless,” said Digicel Jamaica Chief Executive Officer Mark Linehan.

The WiMax network, which consists of 170 base stations, will initially cover 60 per cent of the Jamaican population, across 200 largely urban communities, with further roll out planned.


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1 Comment

  1. yt
    August 20, 2010

    we need that in da too…

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