The National, Wednesday 1st May 2013
DIGICEL has introduced its latest smartphone into the Papua New Guinea market.
The product is the Alcatel TPop phone.
The company said in a statement: “With this new smartphone, customers now have the opportunity to experience Digicel’s 3G network and keep up to date with the latest in technology.
“The One Touch TPop is Alcatel’s new line of One Touch series Android smart phones which covers features such as camera, video, FM radio, Bluetooth, and has an internal memory of 4GB.”
The smartphone is selling at K99 at any Digicel retail store.
The new Alcatel TPop smartphone comes with 50 megabytes of free data with every purchase.
Digicel PNG chief executive officer John Mangos said: “We continue to invest millions in developing the largest 3G network across the country. We want internet usage within reach for all Papua New Guineans.
“We continue to develop and look at ways to make the latest technology affordable and keep our customers connected.
“To make this possible,we are really pleased and excited to introduce a branded smartphone that is sold at an affordable price.”
This followed Digicel’s recent launch of its data bundle passes where customers who subscribe for K1.39 to the day pass get 10 megabytes of data valid for 24 hours.
Those subscribing to the weekly pass receive 40 megabytes valid for seven days for K5.
Subscribers of the monthly pass pay K50 to get 500MB valid for 30 days.
“All customers can subscribe as many times as they like during the day or week.”