China Mobile is favourite to buy Digicel Pacific

The Denis O’Brien-owned telecoms firm confirmed in December that it had received a number of unsolicited takeover approaches

7th February, 2021
China Mobile is favourite to buy Digicel Pacific
Denis O’Brien in Port au Prince, Haiti. O’Brien owns Digicel, which China Mobile is attempting to takeover Picture: Antonio Bolfo/Getty Images

China Mobile is emerging as the favourite to purchase the Pacific operations of the Denis O’Brien-owned telecoms company Digicel.

Digicel, which operates in more than 30 countries across the Caribbean and the Pacific, confirmed in late December that it had received a number of unsolicited takeover approaches. Australian media highlighted Huawei and the equipment company ZTE as potential buyers of the business; however, it has been reported that China Mobile, one of the...

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