The service was launched in Panama for prepaid customers in mid-October, 2011 and has since been rolled out across Digicel’s 23 Caribbean markets, including here in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Customers will now be able to charge their app purchases from BlackBerry App World™ directly to their Digicel monthly phone bill or using their prepaid credit.
Digicel Group Head of Products, David Hodgers, stated, “We are delighted to be delivering another important first to our customers in Panama and across the Caribbean. BlackBerry App World™ offers thousands of opportunities for customers to access and enjoy their music, games, news and entertainment in the way they want. Now, they can access a broader world of entertainment and information, and buy and pay for apps simply and securely via their monthly phone bill or their prepaid credit, enjoying a truly personalized Smart Phone experience.”
BlackBerry App World™ is the official app store for BlackBerry Smart Phones and is designed to allow customers to easily discover and download applications.