April 28th 2016 - Digicel sponsors Natabua and Jasper
Cash sponsorship for defending champions of the boys and girls schools at annual athletics finals
Thursday April 28, 2016 – Digicel has confirmed its support for the defending boys and girls champions, Natabua High School and Jasper Williams High School at this week’s 2016 Coca Cola Games.
Digicel Fiji’s Head of Marketing, Ms. Sheryl Singh revealed that both schools have been given cash sponsorship and other support for the three day school spectacle and this contribution is part of the continued commitment to supporting and developing young athletes and sports people in Fiji.
“We are pleased to confirm cash sponsorship for both Natabua and Jasper this week. We are proud to associate our brand with the two champion schools. The cash incentive will help both schools with their outfit and competition kit for the Games. “
Natabua chalked its name in history books after taking out the boys title for the first time last year and Jasper have been queens of the games for the past three years.
“As you can imagine every child wants to participate at the Coca Cola Games and this is a great achievement for these young athletes, as they not only get to show their talent, but it’s also a huge confidence and development boost for them. Digicel is happy to be part of the Natabua and Jasper campaign this year. “
“We value the commitment, dedication and hard work put in by the athletes and their coaches of Natabua and Jasper in their bid to prepare a competitive squad for the games. I know the challenge will be immense as more than 220 schools battle for supremacy at the Coca Cola Games. “
“I would like to convey my best wishes to Team Natabua and Team Jasper at the Games this weekend. “
Digicel Group Limited (Digicel) is a leading provider of communications services in 31 markets in the Caribbean and South Pacific regions, where the company provides a comprehensive range of Mobile Communications, Business Solutions, Cable TV & Broadband and other related products and services to retail, corporate (including small- and medium-sized enterprises) and government customers.
Digicel offers HSPA+ or long-term evolution (LTE) mobile technology (4G) in 30 markets and holds the number one mobile market position in 21 markets, with a mobile subscriber market share of more than 50% in 20 markets, as determined by internal company data.
Digicel launched mobile services in Jamaica, its first market, in 2001 and became the market leader there within 15 months of launch, based on a strategy that Digicel has since replicated successfully in several other markets. Digicel’s mobile subscriber base has grown from 0.4 million as of March 31, 2002 to 13.6 million subscribers as of March 31, 2015, representing a compound annual growth rate of 32.3%.
Digicel runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Jamaica, Haiti, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programs. Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams and individuals including the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, and Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel also sponsors the West Indies cricket team.
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