Ookla Awards Digicel

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Ookla awards Digicel, Fastest Mobile Network in Fiji


Thursday, March 7 2019 – Suva, Fiji – Digicel, the total telecommunications and entertainment provider, today announces it has been named as the fastest mobile network in Fiji after analysis by Ookla.

Using data from customer-initiated speed tests, Ookla measured Digicel’s service as having an average speed score of 23.09 with average speeds of 25.60 Mbps for download, which ranked faster than any other provider in the market.

Ookla is based out of US and operates the Speedtest.net web service that provides free access performance.

Mike Greig, Digicel Fiji CEO said; “We are proud that this independent result, by a globally respected speed measurement company, has proven that we offer the fastest mobile network.”

“We continuously invest in upgrading technology to ensure that our customers enjoy the very best network connectivity experience. We are all about our customers, about giving them a superior LTE 4G+ data network experience – to offer our customers what they love on the fastest, more reliable network so that they can stream videos, share and consume data on their smartphones effortlessly.”

“Improved connectivity with Digicel LTE 4G+ network has helped Fijians keep abreast with ever-evolving times, empowering individuals, businesses and government. We are assisting Fijians in their daily digital lifestyle where download speed is as important as food and water,” commented Greig.

Ms. Charlotte Taylor, Digicel Head of Mobile Consumer Products said; “I am delighted that Digicel Fiji is the first market in the region to receive this prestigious award. Our significant investment in LTE 4G+ network underpins our commitment to Fiji and to making reliable, efficient and super-fast broadband accessible to Fijians across the islands.”

Jamie Steven, Ookla Executive Vice-President said; “We are pleased to award Digicel with the award for Fastest Mobile Network in Fiji. This recognition is testament to their exceptional performance in Q3-Q4 based on Ookla’s rigorous analysis of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest.”

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About Digicel Group

Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 31 markets throughout the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets, including 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.

About Ookla

Ookla, the company behind Speedtest, is the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis. Over ten million tests are actively initiated by consumers each day across all Speedtest platforms, with over 20 billion completed to date. As a result, Ookla has the most comprehensive analytics on worldwide internet performance and accessibility. Ookla solutions have been adopted by a significant number of internet service providers and mobile carriers worldwide and have been translated into over 30 languages for use by thousands of businesses, governments, universities and trade organizations. Ookla's headquarters are located in Seattle, WA with additional offices in Dublin, Ireland.

Learn more at www.ookla.com.

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