Local Digicel customers can now send prepaid top-up to their family and friends on the Digicel Honduras network.
The ability to send electronic credit back home will give hundreds of Hondurans living in the Cayman Islands the opportunity to purchase credit from any Top Up location that electronic credit is sold and send it to family and relatives back home. There are over 600 top-up machines located across Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
Digicel launched in Honduras in November 2008 with investments exceeding US$450 million taking its total number of Central American markets to three, with El Salvador and Panama completing the triad. Since its launch the modern GSM network offers service, coverage and value to 7.5 million people. The Digicel Honduras operation comprises of 500 retail outlets and 40,000 recharge outlets nationwide to serve its growing customer base.
The launch of ‘Top-up to Honduras’ was unveiled on Friday, 11 September at local Latin hot spot Merengue Town with a Honduras Happy Hour, free promotional items and flyers distributed to the patrons.
‘Digicel continues to develop and offer products and services that keep our customers connected to their family members around the globe,’ said CEO of Digicel Cayman, Victor Corcoran.
‘As the biggest mobile network in the region, our local customers can send electronic credit to Digicel numbers in Jamaica, Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and now Honduras.’
With operations in 32 markets worldwide and more than 6.5 million customers, Digicel’s investment in the Caribbean and Central American region exceeds US$2.8 billion.