Sky Pacific’s new ownership

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Digicel & Fijian Holdings exchange MoUs last year during Denis O’Brien’s Fiji visit for the Sky Pacific TV. From Left: Nouzab Fareed, Iowane Naiveli, Digicel Group chairman Denis O’Brien, Apakuki Kurusiga and Darren Mclean.  Photo: Digicel Fiji.

Digicel & Fijian Holdings exchange MoUs last year during Denis O’Brien’s Fiji visit for the Sky Pacific TV. From Left: Nouzab Fareed, Iowane Naiveli, Digicel Group chairman Denis O’Brien, Apakuki Kurusiga and Darren Mclean. Photo: Digicel Fiji.

Ed’s note: Part of this press release was published in yesterday’s Samoa Observer. It is being reprinted with changes made to the initial press release. 

Digicel Samoa Limited has taken control of Sky Pacific operations from Bluesky Samoa Limited. The take over became effective yesterday.

The transition of the ownership of Sky Pacific to the Digicel business follows last year’s announcement of the agreement to acquire the Sky Pacific operations.

Digicel plans to raise the bar for Pay TV in the Pacific and has already engaged in discussions with various international content providers to acquire high quality TV shows and channels to boost the service and add value for all Sky Pacific customers – old and new. 

With a diverse range of viewership across Samoa, Sky Pacific, under new ownership, is looking at multi-faceted programs to maintain interest and customer loyalty. 

Today, all Sky Pacific customers in Samoa are advised to make their monthly account payments at the following selected Digicel Samoa outlets. For customers in Upolu, payments can be made either at the Digicel Vaimea outlet, or at the Digicel SNPF Plaza. For customers in Savaii, payments can be made at the Digicel Salelologa outlet.

Digicel Samoa Limited encourages all Sky Pacific customers, old and new to contact its SNPF Headquarters for further assistance or information. Direct lines have also been made available for direct assistance if required. For all Digicel customers, please contact 125 and for all Bluesky customers, please call +685 8480125 or send us an email via WS_DigicelTV@digicelgroup.com

Digicel Group is a leading global communications provider with operations in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 13 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.

  Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the title sponsor of the Caribbean Premier League. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket team.

 Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development 

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