The Caribbean nations of Saint Lucia, Grenada and Saint Vincent & the Grenadines are being catapulted to the very forefront of the knowledge economy with the news of a 15-year landmark agreement with ICT managed services provider, Digicel, the company said.
Unprecedented in terms of scope and scale across the region, CARCIP is a ground breaking project initiated by the World Bank and co-ordinated by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU).
Working with technology partners, Cisco and Fortinet, the 15-year agreement sees Digicel delivering a future proofed fibre optic network infrastructure, with every Government building benefiting from high speed fibre connections and making 21st century Government initiatives like Smart Cities, Safe Cities, Connected Health and Advanced Learning a reality.
Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 17 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over USUSD 5 billion worldwide.