digicelThe people of Nauru stand to benefit tremendously  from the announcement of Digicel, the fastest growing telecommunications operator in the Pacific, confirming it has been awarded a GSM licence in the Republic of Nauru. Starting in August, Digicel will launch operations in its 32nd market worldwide. You can read the full announcement here. With a a presennce in Nauru,  Digicel looks to further its commitment  to the development of a true Pan-Pacific network.

Nauru is the 6th Pacific Island nation that Digicel has entered. The others are: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa, and Tonga.

Some comments from Digicel Pacific CEO, Vanessa Slowey:

Ms. Slowey praised the Government of Nauru’s determination in bringing world-class mobile telecommunications to the people of Nauru and added that, “We have been working alongside the Government of Nauru for the last six months in ensuring that this investment will transform the lives of all Nauruans and we have been enormously encouraged by the sheer drive and enthusiasm of the entire team from Nauru who have worked tirelessly and diligently on this project. Digicel is totally committed to building a hugely successful business with the Government of Nauru and ensuring that everybody in Nauru has access to the service”. 

You can download the full news release from Digicel, here.