SOURCE: Digicel

February 23, 2007 12:11 ET

Digicel Exclusively Introduces Motofone F3 Phone to the Caribbean

New Mobile Devices Offer Style and Durability in One Simple Package

KINGSTON, JAMAICA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 23, 2007 -- Digicel, the fastest growing company in the Caribbean and new entrant to Central America, is now exclusively offering to its customers the smart, stylish and functional Motofone F3. Starting today, the Motofone F3 will be commercially available in Haiti, Jamaica and Guyana. The Motofone F3 will eventually hit retail shelves in additional markets later this year.

"For our customers who want a stylish, straight-forward and durable mobile phone at a great price, we are very happy to offer them the Motofone F3," said Ben Atherton, Digicel Marketing Director. "At just 9 mm, it is also one of the thinnest mobile phones on the market," said Mr. Atherton.

Features of the Motofone F3 include user-friendly voice prompt instructions, intuitive and icon-based menu, a slim stylish design, clear vision large-sized screen, which uses little power and enhanced volume for noisy outdoor environments. With up to eight hours of talk time, the Motofone F3 is also extremely durable, dust and sweat resistant for every day use.

About Digicel

Since its launch in 2001, Digicel has become the fastest growing wireless telecommunications operator in the Caribbean. After five years, Digicel is renowned for competitive rates, unbeatable coverage, superior customer care, a wide variety of products and services, and state-of-the-art handsets. It is the largest GSM operator in the region.

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.

Digicel is incorporated in Bermuda and has operations in twenty-two markets including Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, Curaçao, The Cayman Islands, Dominica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and Turks & Caicos. Digicel also has a license in Guatemala and coverage in St. Martin and St. Barths.

The company is the lead sponsor of Caribbean sports teams including the West Indies Cricket Team, Special Olympics teams across the Caribbean and is title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean Football Union Cup, which involves over 30 Caribbean countries and is an important qualifier towards the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Maureen Rabbitt
    T: +1 (876) 361 2852 (Jamaica)

    Dacrie Brooks
    Cohn & Wolfe for Digicel
    T: +1 (212) 798 9804 (New York)