San Pedro High School and Belize Telemedia (BTL) celebrated in a brief ceremony after classes yesterday, Wednesday, September 6, 2017, the installation to the school of DigiNet, the fastest internet service in the country.
San Pedro High is the first school on Ambergris Caye to have access to the DigiNet service as part of BTL's Internet to School Program. DigiNet will boost the school’s internet speed from 8Mbps to 60Mbps, making internet more reliable to the faculty and student body.
BTL, along with Huawei Marine, have successfully installed fiber optic submarine cables between Belize mainland and San Pedro, allowing Ambergris Caye to be the first location in the country to experience faster fiber optic internet service.
BTL CEO, Rochus Schreiber, highlighted the importance of internet and technology and how young Belizeans are taking advantage of it to create new careers for themselves
San Pedro Town Councilor Hector Alamilla expressed thanks to Belize Telemedia Limited on behalf of San Pedro High School and the community of San Pedro for bringing faster internet technology to the island