Digicel Play adds Nick JR

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-       Customers in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago get even more options in great family entertainment with Nick Jr. – ‘The Smart Place to Play’


Kingston, Jamaica – Friday, 23rd September, 2016: Children and parents are in for a treat with the announcement that Digicel Play has now added the popular Nick Jr. channel to its kids’ programming in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago as of September 15, 2016. 

Nick Jr. is a kids’ channel that provides a unique combination of smart and fun content for preschoolers in an environment that kids love and parents trust to provide their children with educational benefits. The channel features a mix of originally produced programming and concurrently aired kids series aimed at children between 2 and 5 years old. The channel is currently available to approximately 75 million pay television households in the United States.

Children can get immersed in and learn from several exciting and educational programmes – from joining Dora the Explorer in her animated world, meeting the lovable and cheeky little Peppa Pig and her brother George, taking on math and science problems with Blaze and the Monster Machines to  following the magical genie-in-training twin sisters, Shimmer and Shine. Other exciting programmes include Paw Patrol, Peter Rabbit, Bubble Guppies, Diego and Team Umizoomi.  

“Nick Jr. is a very popular and sought-after channel among families across our markets and we are very excited to be delivering this exciting piece of content that we know our customers love and want,” said John Suranyi, Group CEO for Digicel Play.

“With this new launch, we broaden and strengthen our channel offering in this region. Through Nick Jr., we will reach a new target audience, preschoolers who will now be able to access a variety of educational content via Digicel Play.  Now preschoolers will be able to learn and have fun alongside some of their favorite characters, such as: Dora the Explorer, Ryder from Paw Patrol, Blaze from Blaze and the Monster Machines and many more,” said Eduardo Lebrija, Senior Vice President and General Director of Viacom Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

Digicel Play is a new frontier in home entertainment, giving customers the power to have their entertainment access and access to the internet the way they want it. Digicel Play is jam-packed with cool features, making it the most attractive home entertainment experience around as it turns homes into the ultimate entertainment zones and delivers TV, superfast broadband and telephony, coupled with the best channel and content line-up and the best viewing experience.



About Digicel Group

Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 33 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 15 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 grassroots NRL programs, women’s business initiatives and the Amicale soccer team in Vanuatu.

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 programmes.

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.