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Digicel scores high with subscribers

Digicel scores high with subscribers


Telecommunications company Digicel announced on Tuesday that it has ended its fiscal year with a record 4.7 million subscribers as of March 31, 2007, representing a 144 percent increase when compared to the same quarter in the previous fiscal year (March 31, 2006).{{more}}

Digicel Haiti also set new records of mobile growth in the region. Celebrating its first year anniversary since launching new service on May 3rd 2006, Digicel Haiti achieved a milestone of 1.4 million customers.

Operating in 22 markets, Digicel continues to experience sustained growth in existing markets as well as new markets. In April 2007, Digicel first entered the Central American market with the launch of mobile service in El Salvador. Later this year, Digicel plans to further expand its presence with a pending launch in Suriname.

“It’s been an exciting financial year as we have expanded our reach beyond the Caribbean and received a resounding vote of confidence from the international financial community. Digicel enters the new financial year with strong growth prospects and a dedicated workforce that is committed to realizing our goals for 2007 and beyond,” said Mr. Colm Delves, Digicel Group CEO.