Banuve Tabakaucoro re-signs with Digicel

Friday 12 July – Digicel Fiji has announced that Pacific sprint champion RatuBanuve Tabakaucoro has re-signed as its Brand Ambassador for two more years. The Bau man first signed on as a Brand Ambassador in 2010.

Tabakaucoro recently returned after scooping gold medals in the 100m and 200m at the Oceania Championships in Tahiti. This was an excellent performance by the man dubbed as the ‘Bau Bullet” because this was his first serious outing after being out due to injury. He also set a new Oceania area record in the 200-metres, 21.08 seconds.

The former Marist Brothers student is all psyched up as he prepares to run at the World Championships in Moscow next month. The 20-year old will be the trump card for Team Fiji Athletics at the Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna in September.

“I am honoured to continue with Digicel Fiji as its Brand Ambassador and wish to thank them for having confidence in me,” says Tabakaucoro.

“Since joining three years ago, I have had a lot of support from Digicel Fiji. The opportunities to be a part of many promotional and community activities was a great experience. I’m preparing well with my coach for the World Champs in Moscow and will be targeting to clock personal best times in the sprint races,” said Tabakaucoro.

Digicel Fiji’s Head of Marketing Ms Sheryl Singh states, “We are pleased to have Banuve continue as our Brand Ambassador. He is a star athlete and a role model for Fijians and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”

Ms. Singh presented Tabakaucoro with a new Samsung Galaxy 4 handset at the signing ceremony.



After 12 years of operation, Digicel Group Limited is one of the leading global communications providers with over 13 million customers across its 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.

Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean Cup. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket team. Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Jamaica, Haiti and Papua New Guinea which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.

Digicel is incorporated in Bermuda and its markets comprise: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Nauru, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, St Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos and Vanuatu. Digicel also has coverage in St. Martin and St. Barts in the Caribbean.

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