On January 20th 2012, Executive Chairman of Belize Telemedia Limited, Mr. Nestor Vasquez and Chief Operations Officer, Mrs. Karen Bevans took evolutionary steps towards bringing the fastest mobile network to Belize, when they signed a contract with world renowned telecommunications giant Ericsson, for the provision of an advanced mobile cellular network that will offer 4G services to DigiCell customers across the Country.
In the coming months, DigiCell customers can look forward to the most popular and superfast 4G experience. In signing the contract, Thomas Noble of Ericsson elaborates “we will be delivering one of the latest technologies to Belize and from a user perspective, means about 10 times faster than current data speeds with endless amounts of applications, a quantum Leap from where the country is today”. BTL’s Executive Chairman added that “this partnership with Ericsson will allow BTL to modernize its DigiCell Network – one with much more capacity and speed, making it comparable to international standards such as the AT&T’s and the T-Mobile’s of this world”.
Over the past two years alone, BTL undertook major service upgrades and expansions in DigiCell coverage and now, the anticipated introduction of 4G services is testament that the company will continue to provide customers with new and emerging cutting edge services including mobile broadband, mobile TV, video streaming, social networking, cloud services and many more applications to facilitate both the communication and entertainment needs of DigiCell customers, while on the go.
In keeping momentum with the latest wave of technology, devices and services in the telecommunication space, “offering connectivity at superfast speeds using next generation technology is only one of the many ways BTL is adopting to better serve the telecommunication needs of our customers” comments Karen Bevans, Chief Operations Officer of BTL. “The Company commits to making the user experience of DigiCell customers ‘faster than ever’ and to introducing the latest in mobile broadband services and devices. This will ensure that we keep Belizean Customers on par with those in the region, while allowing BTL to remain the number one telecommunications provider in Belize”, Bevans further stated.