DIGICEL ACQUIRES TRES NETWORKS IN CURACAO
Kingston, Jamaica – Wednesday, March 23, 2016: Digicel Group today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire TRES Networks in Curacao for an undisclosed sum, pending Government approval. Digicel will work with the existing management team to bring enhanced services to customers in Curacao.
TRES Networks is a fixed and international long distance telecommunications operator and distributor of digital television and entertainment services. It provides residential and business customers with state-of-the-art high-speed internet, voice and digital services over the island’s first and only 100% fibre optic network. Additionally, with its all-fibre optic network, TRES networks supports Digicel’s ongoing focus on helping customers compete by delivering them the most advanced business solutions.
“TRES is pleased to have come to an agreement with Digicel Curacao - a company with a strong brand -that will not only bring a high level of expertise to the operations of TRES, but will also bring considerable market power that will enable TRES to quickly expand its network reach on the island, enhance its services and above all, reach its considerable potential,” comments Frank de Frémery, CEO of TRES Networks.
For their part, Colm Delves, CEO for Digicel Group, said; “As always, our emphasis is on ensuring that our customers benefit from our commitment to delivering best value, best service and best network. So for our valued customers, this will mean increased investment in even better services and new technologies in Curacao in the near future.”
About Digicel Group
Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After almost 14 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the presenting partner of the Caribbean Premier League. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors Vanuatu cricket.
Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programs.
Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.