Digicel’s coverage expands

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DIGICEL C.E.O.: Rory Condon.

DIGICEL C.E.O.: Rory Condon.

Digicel’s L.T.E. Network has now extended out to other villages in Upolu and Savai’i. 

The announcement comes in just over a month since the leading mobile phone operator launched L.T.E. on June 30th. 

At the time of launch, coverage was focused on the Apia C.B.D area extending to parts of Vailele, Vaitele, Tanugamanono for Upolu and in parts of Salelologa for Savaii. 

Since then, Digicel has added more sites with L.T.E. coverage across the north western coast of Upolu towards the airport, enabling residents of those areas to enjoy superfast L.T.E. speeds.

“We acknowledge the support of the Samoan Government for our vision, as well as our loyal customers for their support while we extend L.T.E coverage to more areas,” said Rory Condon, Digicel C.E.O.

“I would also like to acknowledge the professionalism and performance of our technical team who have pulled out all the stops to give our customers an incredible LTE experience!”

For those residing in Upolu, L.T.E coverage extends to villages listed below:

Levili, Tuaefu, NUS, Maagiagi, Nafanua, Motootua, Papauta, Fualalo, Fagalii, Vaivase-Uta, Toomatagi, Avele, Vailima, Vaiala, Fogavai, Moataa, Lelata, Matautu-Uta, Faatoia, Vailele-Tai, Vaivase-Tai, Sinamoga, Falelauniu, Moamoa, Vaitele-Fou, Alafua, Nu’u, Pesega, Puipaa, Lepea, Faleula, Lotopa, Afega, Vailoa, Tuana’i, Tulaele, Leauvaa, Vaigaga, Levi, Vaiusu-Uta, Saleimoa, Vaitele, Malua, Siusega, Fasitoo-Tai, Tuanaimato, Leulumoega, Talimatau, Fasitoo-Uta, Elise-Fou, Faleasiu, Vaitele-Uta, Faleolo Airport, Sheraton Resort (Mulifanua), Apia, Vaimea, Sogi, Taufusi, Mulinuu, Tufuiopa, Savalalo, Togafuafua, Fugalei, Eleele Fou, Vaimoso, Mulivai, Lalovaea, Leone, Leufisa, Vaisigano, Malifa, Aai o Niue, Maluafou, Alamagoto

For our customers in Savai’i, the L.T.E network covers the following areas; Salelologa, Salelavalu, Fatausi, Sapapalii, Tuasivi, Faga, Lalomalava. 

Digicel will continue to notify its customers on L.T.E coverage progress once more sites are completed. Digicel’s LTE network offers download speeds up to 10 times greater than those offered under 3G. As with most mobile technologies, speeds can vary depending on the number of customers in a given cell site, and the distance from the site.

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