CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says St Lucia is “open for business” as telecommunications company, Digicel, on Saturday opened a new hub.
According to Chastanet, this is the beginning of plans to make the island a hub for regional and international business.
A company statement noted that the installation of the St Lucia hub comes as a part of Digicel’s global transformation programme launched in February of this year in response to the many changes in the industry in terms of the competitive environment, customer needs and wants and technological advances.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Digicel CEO for the Caribbean and Central America, Vanessa Slowey, said that the commitment Digicel makes to any and every country in which it does business is to community and to advancement for all.
“We make that same promise here today to give back to St Lucia and to drive opportunities for St Lucians. We are proud to call this the home of our hub and grateful to have been welcomed by you.
“Our transformation is a work in progress but our ambitions and our intent are clear and we look forward to delighting you in the future with what we do – and how we do it,” she sad.
In officially declaring the building open, Prime Minister Chastanet thanked Digicel for its commitment to St Lucia and the region noting the he anticipates far reaching benefits for the people of St Lucia with the opening of the hub.
“Since Digicel began operations in the region, we have watched it grow and increase its services to the people and provide so many St Lucians with an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment.
“It has been committed to corporate social responsibility and training and development of its team. We are pleased that it continues to have confidence in St Lucia and we pleased to partner with Digicel in order to create even more opportunities for the people of the region,” he noted.
Under the banner of Digicel 2030, Digicel is promising customers a completely new communications and entertainment experience made possible by a more agile and customer-centric deployment of resources and underpinned by a network experience and a commitment to putting customers in control.
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