Digicel Samoa

Digicel Samoa network name change

The name change reinforces the government’s efforts in helping Samoa battle Covid-19 and also reminds customers to stay safe during these trying times.

All Digicel mobile phones in Samoa are programmed to show this change but there are some that may not depending on the type of phone.

The safety of our customers and staff is of paramount importance. Not only have we changed our network name to “Digicel – Stay Safe”, we have also zero-rated government health sites to keep everyone updated FREE during the coronavirus pandemic.

Digicel appoints first local woman as new COO in Samoa

The 37-year-old is the first local woman appointed to this position.

Miss Fruean takes up this position with deep experience in the telecommunications industry and a reputation for driving innovation and growth throughout her career. She joined Digicel in 2015 as the Mobile Advertising Manager and took up the Marketing Manager’s role in 2016, which she has held till now.

Digicel Regional CEO, Shally Jannif congratulated Miss Fruean on her new appointment.

Digicel appoints new CEO in Samoa

Witthuhn is no stranger in Samoa as he has held the Head of Consumer Sales position for the past two years. He will be leading his team in delivering the best mobile and data experiences and best customer service as the company forges ahead on its journey to becoming a digital lifestyle partner for customers in Samoa.

He boasts 20 years’ experience in mobile telecommunications industry having previously also worked at Vodacom (South Africa), MTN (Swaziland) and as General Manager at Digicel Papua New Guinea.

Mark takes over from outgoing CEO Farid Mohammed.

Digicel Samoa named the official sponsor of the 2019 Pacific Games

The announcement was made by the Games Organising Committee Chairman, Minister Loau Solamalemalo Keneti Sio with Farid Mohammed Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Samoa.

“We are honoured to have Digicel Samoa on board as the official sponsor for next year’s games.”

“Digicel’s sponsorship will provide significant support in our efforts to host a remarkable and memorable Pacific Games event.”

The official sponsorship package is valued at $3 Million Tala.

Digicel keeps it Seki with Kerisimasi Fiafia

Over 630 lucky customers will have the chance to be one of the winners in a total prize pool worth over $65,000 tala.

Digicel Samoa CEO, Farid Mohammed said, “Every campaign we have, we keep our customers at the forefront. Last year, we had the Meaalofa Top up Campaign where customers were able to get a smartphone simply by purchasing top up. This year, our customers automatically go into the draw to win seki prizes, simply by being with Digicel.”

Digicel launches new music app

Digicel Samoa Chief Executive Officer, Farid Mohammed said, “The d’Music app was designed to give our customers access to music right at their fingertips, whenever they want it, wherever they want it. Currently, we have over 30 million songs for our customers to choose from. Once they have an active plan, they can listen to music they choose anywhere on our extensive 4G+ mobile network."

Digicel renews Brand Ambassador Deal with Samoan icon Joseph Parker

The New Zealand based former World Heavyweight title holder first became a Digicel brand ambassador in 2016 and today he has renewed his deal.

Parker, during the signing said he was excited to extend the partnership with Digicel and he’s looking forward to another year of boxing.

A Happy Easter trolley dash for 3 lucky Digicel customers

The main prize of 60 seconds trolley dash was won by Ievali Pomare of Samatau, the 45 seconds dash went to Darren Ah Hao of Solosolo and the 30 seconds dash to Stephen Posi of Tufulele.

Matainofo Pomare said, “It’s going to be a great Easter for my family. I want to thank Digicel and Farmer Joe Supermarket for organising this great event and considering its customers through different promotions.”

NBS and Digicel partner to offer remittance linked savings product

Digicel will work with NBS to integrate its Mobile Money platform with NBS’ banking systems. This will allow beneficiaries to transfer their money received from family and friends from their Digicel Mobile Money wallet into their NBS bank account.

Digicel launches massive Supa Seki data plans

The new data plans will see prepaid customers get up to more than five times data value for their money when compared to the old data plans.

Being the first Telco Company to switch to the Tui Samoa Cable the new Supa Seki data plans is a small taste of what’s ahead for all Digicel customers.

Digicel Samoa CEO, Farid Mohammed said, “Our customers told us that they wanted more data and better value so we are pleased today to be able to provide them with this exciting Supa Seki data offers that deliver on these needs.”