May 16, 2004
Digicel in $1.2b 3rd anniversary promotion
Observer Business Reporter
Friday, April 30, 2004
Cellular service provider, Digicel Jamaica is to mount a major promotion to mark its third year in Jamaica - with the company projecting to give away some $1.2 billion worth of talk-time over the 12 months that the marketing drive will run.
WiMax broadens the range for wireless Internet
Here is an article that briefly mentions that NextNet is deployed in the Caribbean. The article is more interesting about what it says about "WiMax" overall.
CDMA Remains World’s Fastest-Growing Wireless Technology
The CDMA Development Group (CDG) reported Tuesday (May 11) that CDMA added nearly 13.5 million subscribers in 1Q 2004, reaching 202 million users worldwide. In one year, from March 2003 to 2004, the CDMA subscriber base grew by a record 43 million users, or 31 percent, representing the highest growth for any leading cellular technology, and significantly higher than the 21percent gain for the whole industry. CDMA2000® further strengthened its leadership in 3G by adding 13 million users in the quarter to total 86.2 million, including 6.6 million CDMA2000 1xEV-DO users. Over 43 percent of the global CDMA subscriber base has access to CDMA2000 technologies.