Company says Molokai network made faster

Mobi PCS has completed a 3G network upgrade on Molokai, significantly boosting performance of the company’s voice-and-data network.

Data download and browsing speeds are now more than 10 times faster. Voice-calling capacity during times of hugh usage has been doubled.

The network enhancements allow Mobi customers to use their unlimited voice and data services with faster data downloads, fewer dropped calls and clearer in-building and outdoor reception, according to an announcement.

“I am proud to say that the MOBI PCS networks is the most advanced on the entire island of Molokai,” said Phil Risken, vice president of engineering and chief technology officer.

Mobi PCS is Hawaii’s only locally based wireless provider to offer unlimited talk, text and data packages for one flat rate, with plans starting at $35 per month.

For more information, visit the Mobi location in the Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului, call 688-MOBI or visit