With the potential threat of Isaac bearing down on Jamaica over the next couple of days, Digicel has put its hurricane contingency plan into high gear and has ensured that everything is in place to best manage the events of the coming days.
Specifically, Digicel has ensured that all of its 1000 plus cell sites across the island are in good order and ready to go. Digicel has also made available into the market a significant amount of extra credit in order to ensure that customers can stay connected.
Digicel’s Crisis Management Team, headed by Donovan Betancourt, Head of Facilities and Emergency Management, will continue to monitor and track the tropical storm as it forms and gathers strength over the Caribbean Sea.
In urging Jamaicans to do all they can to prepare for the storm and to stay safe, Donovan Betancourt, comments; “Our primary concern is the safety of the people of Jamaica and that we keep them connected to friends and family no matter what. We would like to take this opportunity to remind people to take the necessary steps to prepare for the storm by stocking up on basic items, securing their homes, keeping their phones charged and topped up so that they can communicate with their loved ones.”
He continues; “Likewise, we have done everything possible to ensure that we are ready to weather the storm and have mobilised our technical teams and field engineers across the island.”