Ring Back Tones
- What is a Ring Back Tone?
‘Ring Back Tone’ is a new ringtone personalization service that allows you to replace the standard ringtone on your Digicel Phone with a song for your callers to enjoy before you answer the phone.
2. What is the difference between a Ringtone and a Ring Back Tone?
Ringtones are typically downloaded to a user's phone and allow customer to hear a chosen song instead of a standard ring on the handset when receiving calls. With a Ring Back Tone, the phone user selects a song instead of the standard ringtone for his/her callers to hear before the phone is answered.
3. Is Ring Back Tone service available to all Digicel customers?
The Ring Back Tone service is a network feature and is compatible with all Digicel phones.
4. How does Ring Back Tone work?
When you select a Ring Back Tone it is stored on Digicel’s servers unlike regular ring tones which are stored in your mobile phone's memory. When calls are received, the network recognizes you as a subscriber to the Ring Back Tone service and the selected Tone is played to your callers.
5. Is there a charge for the Ring Back Tone service?
There is a charge for using the Ringback Tone service. There is a monthly service subscription charge of USD $1.00, and a cost of USD $1.85 for each Ring-back Tone purchased. Other charges are as follows;
Calling #777 - $0.10/minute
USSD *777# SEND - No Charge
SMS - $0.10/SMS
WAP - $0.01/kb when browsing
WEB - No Charge
N.B. For USSD & WEB – charges are applicable when subscribing & buying ringback tones.
6. Is there more than 1 way to subscribe to the Ring Back Tone service?
Yes. The methods of subscribing are as follows;
a. IVR - calling short code #777 or 1-284-300-0007 (300-0007 for short)
b. USSD - *777# SEND
c. SMS - Text ‘SUB’ to 777
d. WAP - via Digicel Live (select “Digicel Ringback Tones”)
e. WEB - www.digicelgroup.com (select country & “Digicel Ringback
N.B. Apart from calling #777, customers have the option of calling another number; 3000007 (BVI), 7140007 (St. Lucia), 4140007 (
7. What are the Ring Back Tone service features?
The Ring Back Tone service allows Digicel users to:
a. Set a single Ring Back Tone for all callers,
b. Set a default Ring Back Tone and/or a specific Ring Back Tone for a select caller or callers
c. Set Ring Back Tone for a particular time, date or a group of callers.
d. Purchase any number of Ring Back Tones.
e. Maintain an Album of song selections.
f. Change your Ring Back Tone as often as you like.
g. Establish as many settings as you wish for your callers.
8. What kinds of Ring Back Tone are available?
Ring Back Tones are available in a number of genres – Soca, Reggae, Dancehall, RNB, Rock, Dancehall, Pop, Dance, Gospel. You can listen to available categories by calling 131 from your Digicel mobile and search by name for a particular Tone. You can also preview Ring Back Tone on the Ring Back Tone website free of charge. Go to http://www.digicelgroup.com, select your country for more information.
9. What is An Album?
An album is a collection of purchased Ring Back Tones. When you purchase a Ring Back Tone it is automatically added to your DEFAULT album. Subscribers can create a maximum of 10 albums. If you are choosing a Ring Back Tone from your album collection, you will not be charged for the same.
10.How do I Access the Ring Back Tone service?
You can subscribe to the service and select & purchase a Ring Back Tone by calling the Ring Back IVR system at #777 and following the instructions:
To Subscribe To The Service
“Welcome to ‘Digicel’ Caller Tune Service. This service allows you to play a music tone for your callers. To subscribe to the service, press 1. For a list of available categories, press 2.
Select Option 1 – The system will ask for confirmation. Select Option 1 again to confirm the subscription. [After successfully subscribing to the service, you will get a confirmation SMS with your password for calling #777 & accessing the website].
Select Option 2 - The system will provide options to listen to tunes in the various categories, and then subscribe to the service.
To Select and Purchase a Ring Back Tone
Dial 131 and follow prompts heard;
“Welcome to Digicel Caller Tune Service, please enter your 4-digit password.”
“MAIN MENU. For category listings, press 1. For album listing. press 2. To listen to your settings, press 3. To change your 4-digit password, press 4. To close your subscription to this service, Press 5. To exit the system, press star *.
Press 1 to listen to the various Ring Back Tone categories. After choosing a category, you can then browse through a variety of Ring Back Tone and select any Tone by pressing 1. The selected Tone can be set for one caller or for all callers.
11. How do I manage my Ring Back Tone service?
To manage your Ring Back Tones, simply call 131 and select Option 3 to listen to the system settings. In the “Settings” option, your different RBT settings will be played. You can delete any of these settings or you can visit http://www.digicelgroup.com/ for further information.
Call 131 from your Digicel mobile, and select the Tone that you want to set. Press 2 to set this Tone for one caller. Enter the phone number of the calling party starting with the area code, followed by the seven-digit mobile number then the number sign e.g. 1284 + XXX-XXXX + #. When prompted by the IVR, Press 1 to confirm the number or Press 2 to re-enter the number.
To Set Time of Day Functionality
Press 2 when asked for confirmation of the Ring Back Tone setting. You will then be asked to enter a particular time in which you want to play this Tone for a caller or callers.
The Time of Day functionality can be used to specify a unique Ring Back Tone to be played during a specific time period. The default Ring Back Tone will be played during all other times. You can choose any Ring Back Tone as your default Ring Back Tone.
To Set Day of Week Functionality
Go to Advanced Options when asked for the confirmation of Ring Back Tone settings. Here, you can set Ring Back Tone for one or more days of the week. Persons who call you on the specified days will hear the designated Ring Back Tone.
To Set default Ring Back Tone for unique callers.
Simply select the option for setting RBT for one caller and follow the instructions.
To change a Ring Back Tone?
Ring Back Tone can be purchased at any time via the Ring Back Tone IVR by calling 131 or you can change your RBT from your Album.
12. Is there an expiry period for Ring Back Tone I’ve purchased?
Yes. Ring Back Tone expires 90 days after purchase. Upon expiration you can re-purchase the same RBT or another RBT.
Note: A customer has 7 days after subscription expires to renew the subscription, otherwise default album or newly created album will be deleted automatically from the system.
13. What do I do if I forget my Log In password?
If you forget your Login password, you will need to text “PASSWORD” to “777” or visit http://www.digicelgroup.com, select your country. Once you select the Ring Backtone icon, select the “Forget Password” option.
14. If I have an existing Ring Back Tone account and my Digicel number changes, what do I do?
The Ring Back Tone service is non-transferable and, as such, you will need a new number to re-subscribe to the service.
15. If I change from prepaid to postpaid service or vice-versa, will I have to register again for Ring Back Tone service?
Changing your Digicel service from prepaid to postpaid will not affect your Ring Back Tone service.
16. Can I unsubscribe to the Ring Back Tone Feature?
Yes. You can unsubscribe from the service by calling the Ring Back Tone IVR at #777 and selecting the “UNSUBSCRIBE” option from the main menu. Should you unsubscribe from the service, all of your purchased Ring Back Tone will be deleted.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
“Digicel Ringback Tone” is available to all Digicel subscribers.
Subscription to “Digicel Ringback Tones” is $1.00.
Purchase of Ringback Tones is at $1.85/tone.
Calling IVR – #777 is charged at $0.10/minute.
All text messages to 777 will be charged at 10 cents/message.
Accessing “Ringback Tones” through ‘Digicel Live’ will be charged at 1cent/kb.
Subscribers can purchase as many ‘tones’ as desired.
Access to web & short code *777# SEND will be free for searching through the various categories.
Subscription to “Ringback Tones” will expire after 90 days.
Default/other albums will be deleted automatically 7 days after expiration.