Digicel Launches ‘FREEDOM TO BE’ Campaign

Digicel continues to invest in communities and expand its consumer offerings. These initiatives help the customers in the country to experience world-class services, network experience and engagement with the brand.

The background of this campaign takes inspiration from Samoa’s 60th Year of Independence coupled with the opening of international borders after 27months. Samoa has endured many challenges during this period and yet has remained resilient.

Australia’s biggest telecommunications company acquires Digicel Pacific

Telstra will continue to invest in and operate the business across its six South Pacific markets – Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.

Oliver Camplin-Warner, Telstra International CEO, said the deal was an exciting milestone for the Digicel Pacific business and its customers in Papua New Guinea.

Digicel delivers life changing high speed internet services to the people of the Pacific

Using a Free Space Optical Communication (FSOC) link for the first time, Digicel will deliver high-speed internet to remote regions using equipment that’s easy to transport and install, even at sites located around forests or near large bodies of water.

Digicel scores big – Wins Ookla Speedtest Awards in Samoa and Tonga

Digicel Samoa was designated Fastest Mobile Network and Fastest Internet Provider while Digicel Tonga got the Best Mobile Coverage Ookla Awards, making it the go-to place for a superior data experience.

Ookla, the company behind Speedtest, is the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis.

Digicel - Marist St. Joseph Sports Club Partnership

Under this partnership, both Digicel and Marist St. Joseph’s have agreed to partner for the promotion and publicity of the Annual Calendar of Sports Events to be organised by the Marist Group. The sports season runs from March to December 2022.

This entails a big partnership for the promotion of sports and community events in the country and aims at reaching grass root levels and hosting events at the national scale in Samoa.

The annual calendar comprises Marist International Rugby 7’s, Marist International Touch, Rugby League, Netball and Boxing.

Digicel celebrates International Women’s Day

At Digicel Pacific, this theme celebrates the great efforts of our women across our five markets - Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and Nauru in shaping a more equal future, accepting differences and celebrating diversity.

Digicel initiatives in the fight against COVID-19 in Samoa

Digicel donated $1000 tala cash to support the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) who is working 24/7 in the fight against COVID-19.

Digicel also took the lead in creating social activities for people to participate and win FREE Top up from their homes. A big part of these social activities included;

Digicel continues to improve connectivity in Tonga

The service was restored following the set-up of a satellite link which had capacity limitations.

Digicel Regional CEO, Shally Jannif, said; “As soon as the link was opened up and international calls got restored last night, we saw an influx of callers as there were up to 200 simultaneous calls. We know that a lot of people tried to call their loved ones in Tonga but were having issues with connection. Today, our technical team did further upgrades on the link and we are pleased to announce that now 400 calls can be done at a time.”

Digicel working round the clock to establish international communication with Tonga

Our domestic network in Tongatapu is active and we are working to restore international connectivity. Digicel’s engineers and the technical team are working on the issues and hope to have them resolved in the shortest time possible.

Digicel working to restore its international connectivity affected by volcanic eruption in Hunga Ha'apai Island in Tonga

A tsunami has hit Tonga’s largest island Tongatapu, as a result, Digicel customers in the Kingdom of Tonga have experienced disruption in their mobile service. Digicel’s domestic mobile towers are in operation across Tongatapu.