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Digicel Wins Haiti GSM License

Digicel enters Haitian telecommunications market

June 8, 2005

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Digicel Group, the fastest growing mobile telecommunications provider in the Caribbean, announced today, that it is the first company to be awarded a license to operate a GSM network in Haiti. This significant milestone for the company comes as a result of a tender process entered jointly with OneFone, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Haitian GB Group.

Digicel Haiti will offer innovative and accessible mobile services that meet consumers' evolving demands and aim to create positive competition and value for local customers.

With the addition of operations in Haiti, Digicel will now operate in nine countries with a total population of over 12 million people. Digicel spans the entire Caribbean region from the Cayman Islands to Barbados and Aruba.

Denis O'Brien, Chairman, Digicel Group stated "Digicel is delighted to be the first company to be awarded a license to operate a GSM network in Haiti. This is a tremendous opportunity for Digicel for further expansion.

"This win will also enable Digicel to make an important contribution to the growth and development of Haiti economically and socially. It will result in significant job creation and Digicel fully intends to become involved in a range of sponsorships, and social and community initiatives," Mr. O'Brien explained.

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