Digicel Business and Cisco Team Up to Deliver Advanced Communications Products to Business in Trinidad and Tobago
Strategic Collaboration to Benefit Consumers and Business by Delivering New Services, Enhancing Business Communications and Reducing Costs
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, June 18, 2009 - Digicel Business has announced a strategic cooperative relationship with Cisco to deliver the most advanced communications products on the market to businesses in Trinidad & Tobago. The Digicel IP (Internet Protocol) network - which has been designated a Cisco Powered Network - will deliver innovative products and services such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Mobility Solutions, making it possible for customers to communicate in the way they want - whether at home, at work, or on the road.
By collaborating with Cisco, Digicel Business is reinforcing its promise of delivering service, savings, solutions and security to its business customers. Businesses will also have access to a competitive, market-leading portfolio of services from Digicel using the Cisco Unified Communications 500 Series, which combines all forms of business communications into a single, unified system that provides powerful new ways to collaborate across any workspace. This unified approach, in turn, accelerates decision-making, allows innovation across the value chain and allows for integration of applications by combining the latest wired and wireless technologies that can save a customer up to 40% on current bills.
Digicel Sales Director Chris Hayman said: "This collaboration reinforces Digicel Business as the number one service provider in Trinidad & Tobago. It is the first step towards rolling out an advanced communications system that will offer businesses a one-stop shop for their communications needs. Cisco is the perfect partner to help us deliver these services."
Humberto Pereyra, general manager for Cisco in the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Caribbean region, commented: "By working together with Digicel Business to deliver world-class services over its state-of-the-art network, we can help the citizens and businesses of Trinidad & Tobago enjoy the power of collaboration, which allows them to communicate, regardless of where they are located. We are looking forward to working together to develop region wide solutions that will increase productivity and help customers compete effectively on a global scale."
# # #
About Digicel Group
Since its launch in 2001, Digicel has become the largest wireless telecommunications operator in the Caribbean with more than six million customers. After seven years, Digicel is renowned for competitive rates, unbeatable coverage, and superior customer care, a wide variety of products and services and state-of-the-art handsets. By offering innovative wireless services and community support, Digicel has become a leading brand in the Caribbean and has placed the region at the cutting-edge of wireless communications the company is also a new entrant to the Central American market.
Digicel is incorporated in Bermuda and now has operations in 31 markets worldwide. Its Caribbean and Central American markets comprise Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Panama, St Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Turks & Caicos. The Caribbean company also has coverage in St. Martin and St. Barths. Digicel Pacific comprises Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean and Central American sports teams, including the West Indies Cricket Team and Special Olympics teams throughout the region. Digicel is also title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean Championships and the Copa de Naciones Digicel, which are the Caribbean and Central American qualifiers to the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information on Digicel Group.
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Information about Cisco can be found at http://www.cisco.com. For ongoing news, visit http://newsroom.cisco.com. Cisco equipment in Emerging Markets is supplied by Cisco Systems International BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.
# # #
Cisco, Cisco Systems, and the Cisco Systems logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relation between Cisco and any other company. This document is Cisco Public Information.