MORE than 88 per cent of Jamaican mobile users are Digicel customers, according to the results of an islandwide survey released by the Mona School of Business at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona today.
Claro, which is being acquired by Digicel, has 15 per cent market share to LIME’s 18.4 per cent. The survey, conducted by Professor Hopeton Dunn of the MSB’s Telecommunications Policy Management Programme, with assistance from the United Nations and other international bodies, surveyed 2,200 households and individuals.
The percentages are not exclusive, however, since many persons are customers of more than one network. The acquisition of Claro by Digicel, which is subject to Government approval, could also see Digicel acquiring a larger share of the Internet service provider (ISP) market. Read More