Transatel adds Caribbean roaming with Digicel deal

08 February 2017 | James Pearce


European mobile provider Transatel has added 23 Caribbean islands to its roaming footprint as part of a deal with Digicel.

Customers using the France-based MVNO’s DataSIM will be able to access services across the islands in the French and Dutch West Indies under the agreement.

The partnership means Transatel’s services are ow available I more than 100 countries across Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Americas and Africa.

The SIM, which offers data only services, can be inserted into a smartphone, tablet, laptop or wireless hotpsot. To use the Caribbean bundle, it will cost Transatel customers €29 for 1GB of data. 

The islands that make up the deal with Digicel include: Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, Curacao, Dominica, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Panama, Saint Barths, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, St. Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.