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Digicel urges young smartphone videographers to film and win

Published:Monday | March 14, 2016 | 3:00 AM
Map showing the percentage of the world that use the Internet or own a smartphone

10th Annual World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Video Competition launched in Jamaica Digicel is challenging students from ages 15 to 18 to submit a winning entry in the 10th Annual World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Video Competition for a chance to win trip to Puerto Rico, tablets and cash prizes.

Using a smartphone or video camera, each participant must create a three (3) minute video under the theme: "Inspiring ICT Innovations: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem through Sustainable Strategic Partnerships".

Students are encouraged to use their creativity to demonstrate how Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) inspires innovative ideas, products and services; and fosters entrepreneurship by utilizing and encouraging partnerships in their country.

Digicel Head of Public Relations, Elon Parkinson, encouraged interested persons to, "Get creative. Stretch the boundaries of your imagination. Be bold. Be different. But, most of all, do your research and come up with a video that could go viral!"