T&T now has one of the highest mobile phone penetration rates in the world, Sacha Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Digicel, said yesterday.
This compares to just seven years ago when most people had cell phones with no data packages.
"It is something like 126 per cent cell phone penetration," Thompson
"One year ago we launched 4G
, the first provider to launch it in T&T.
Our goal remains the same which is to make the 4G
experience accessible to all in T&T.
It is interesting to see how quickly the world is changing."
spoke at the launch of the Digicel's
DL 600 smartphone at Flair Restaurant, Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook.
said the Digicel brand smartphone was designed by Alcatel
and T&T is the first market in the Caribbean region where its is being launched.
said previously the cheapest 4G phone offered by Digicel
was the Samsung Galaxy which was price at $999.
said prices have been declining since then.