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Digicel Samoa Gets 5G Ready

Apia, Samoa – Monday, 11 March 2024 Digicel Samoa today announced it has

been granted conditional approval from the Government of Samoa to launch 5G

technology, and it is working with Nokia to upgrade cell tower sites, ready to offer the

latest high-speed connectivity to its customers.

The upgrades will start with cell tower sites in Apia CBD, to enable Digicel Samoa to

introduce 5G capability for its customers, as well as maintain its existing 4G network.

Digicel Samoa CEO, Anthony Seuseu, said; “With the conditional approval from the

Office of the Regulator for the introduction of 5G technology, we look forward to

ushering in a new era of connectivity with diverse applications for our customers


“Nokia’s state-of-the-art equipment will enable us to not only sustain but also

improve coverage across the country, boosting mobile internet speeds and

embracing transformative technologies like 5G. Our commitment to innovation

remains steadfast, and these technology upgrades align with our mission to deliver

supreme speeds and exceptional network experiences for our valued customers,”

commented Anthony.

Digicel Samoas upgraded cell tower sites in Apia and across the country will be

consistent with cyber security standards defined for 5G to ensure the security and

resilience of critical national infrastructure.

“Digicel Samoa is dedicated to delivering high-speed connectivity and ensuring

network security for our customers. This collaboration underscores our commitment

to maintaining the integrity of telecommunications infrastructure while advancing 5G

technology,” added Anthony.

Jae Won, Head of APAC at Nokia, said; “We are excited to support our partner,

Digicel Samoa in getting this important network infrastructure project off the ground.

Our industry-leading AirScale portfolio supports all deployment scenarios and

frequency bands and will bring enhanced mobile broadband services to their

customers that leverage the speed, capacity and low latency of 5G technology.”

For more information, visit the Digicel Samoa Facebook page or



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