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Growth Tech picks Digicel Business for free internet on JUTC buses

When Growth Tech Limited - providers of free Wi-Fi service to Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses - rolls out the service later this year, commuters will be connecting to the internet via the superfast Digicel LTE network.

Both entities have inked a deal, making Digicel the preferred technology partner based on its superfast LTE network, superior coverage and reliability. Through its Digicel Business arm, the technology will be installed in approximately 450 buses, beginning with a pilot programme in June 2018.

“Our partnership with Digicel Business further cements our plan to deliver connectivity of the highest quality. Providing the Wi-Fi service on JUTC buses via a fast, reliable LTE network will help many commuters to do more while on-the-go,” commented Neil Lawrence, CEO of Growth Tech.

With on-board Wi-Fi one of the features of ‘smart cities’ and digitally-connected societies, the Growth-Tech/Digicel partnership signals a major leap forward towards Jamaica becoming the Caribbean’s first digital society, and Kingston a smart city.

Read the full article on Loop Jamaica