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Free call treat for customers

Priya Chand
Friday, December 21, 2012

ALL Digicel prepaid and post pay customers will receive $5 free credit as part of efforts from the mobile phone company to assist with emergency communication in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Evan.

Digicel Fiji chief executive officer, Maurice McCarthy said Digicel was concerned about the devastation that TC Evans had on communities.

"Our responsibility is to help all the victims of the recent cyclone," he said.

"Digicel stands ready to wholeheartedly assist in the recovery process over the coming weeks."

Digicel Fiji also confirmed that all send and receive money fees for its international money transfer service will have no charges until further notice.

Using Digicel's mobile money website (www.digicelmobilemoney.com) customers can instantly access money sent home directly from bank accounts of family and friends in Australia and New Zealand to a mobile phones in Fiji.

A statement from Digicel stated that the funds would arrive in minutes into the Digicel phone in Fiji and the recipient can visit any ANZ, BSP, Westpac, Post Fiji branch or Digicel flagship stores to collect the money at no charge.

Customers can also top up their phone credit or transfer money domestically from their Digicel phone.