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Radio Cayman assists Turks and Caicos broadcaster

Radio Cayman assists Turks and Caicos broadcaster

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Radio Cayman recently stepped in to help the Turks and Caicos Islands, after Hurricane Irma destroyed the majority of the jurisdiction’s broadcast network. Following high-level talks between the Cabinet Office and the government-owned radio station, Radio Turks and Caicos (RTC), Radio Cayman’s senior technician flew into Providenciales (locally known as Provo) on Wednesday, […]

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Doctor sells paper to former bank boss

Doctor sells paper to former bank boss

| 28/09/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Dr Steve Tomlinson has sold The Cayman Reporter to Ralph Lewis, the former head of the Cayman Islands Development Bank. The acquisition by Lewis, who also owns the more recent publication, Caymanian Times, comes after months of speculation that the Reporter was in dire financial trouble. Lewis refused to say, when asked by […]

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TV regulator rejects blame over commercial failings

TV regulator rejects blame over commercial failings

| 03/02/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Following the news that Cayman 27 is dropping its costly ‘Daybreak’ local morning magazine TV show, the TV arm of the new regulator OfReg has stated that this issue is entirely commercial and not a regulatory matter. “The failure of cable providers to come to an agreement with Hurley’s Media Ltd for distribution […]

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Hurley’s scoops up rival radio stations

Hurley’s scoops up rival radio stations

| 08/11/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): Hurley’s Entertainment has expanded its media empire with the purchase of two radio stations from Paramount Media. Coming on the heels of the firm’s purchase, with the help of Dart financing, of the television channel Cayman27, Hurley’s announced Thursday that it had acquired Vibe and Spin FM, subject to approval by the Information and Communications […]

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Chamber wants boycott reversed, weekly paper to go daily

Chamber wants boycott reversed, weekly paper to go daily

| 11/06/2015 | 55 Comments

(CNS Business): The Chamber of Commerce has called on government to repeal its advertising boycott of The Cayman Compass that was passed in the Legislative Assembly this week, saying it “sets a dangerous precedent” and undermines the principle of a free press. Meanwhile, the public sector ad ban, which amounts to well over $1 million a […]

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Telecoms merger good for customers

Telecoms merger good for customers

| 07/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Two billion-dollar telecommunication companies have joined forces to take technology and customer service to the next level. Cable and Wireless Communications, which operates as LIME throughout the Caribbean, announced the company has complete its US$1.85 billion acquisition of all of the equity of Columbus International Inc.

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Cayman updating copyright law

Cayman updating copyright law

| 25/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Minister of Commerce Wayne Panton announced the Cayman Islands would soon be falling under the UK’s umbrella regarding copyright laws. The minister explained the aim is to offer stronger intellectual property protection that is in line with Britain.

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Agreement reached over poached channels

Agreement reached over poached channels

| 03/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business) After a lengthy copyright dispute, WestStar’s new owners have landed an agreement with HBO Latin America for the distribution and broadcast of HBO/MAX channels. This agreement comes after the recent take-over of WestStar by telecommunications company Logic. After accusing WestStar of intercepting US Satellite broadcasts and distributing its content to their subscribers, HBO […]

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Cayman showcased as luxury destination

Cayman showcased as luxury destination

| 28/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands will be featured in a hit TV show that highlights how wealth is achieved, used and enjoyed, thanks to a pitch made by local fibre optic company, C3 Pure Fibre, to cable TV network AWE. The network sent a film crew to Cayman in June to film the luxurious lifestyle […]

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‘Are you really Tom Cruise?’

‘Are you really Tom Cruise?’

| 08/10/2014 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): Proving that he can take a joke, Tortuga Rum Company founder Robert Hamaty has released a video, in partnership with creators CML TV, making fun of himself for being “had” last week by professional Jack Nicholson impersonator Jack Bullard, who called in at the company’s outlet store during a cruise ship visit. Thinking […]

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Local movie may show Cayman in new spotlight

Local movie may show Cayman in new spotlight

| 26/09/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A short film written, directed and produced by an entirely local team which opened in Grand Cayman last weekend shows that movies shot here don’t have to be about money laundering or pirates. Although The Devil you Know film is shot almost entirely in Cayman, the location is unrelated to the story and […]

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WestStar and Cayman 27 sold to Logic

WestStar and Cayman 27 sold to Logic

| 04/09/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cable TV provider WestStar and its TV station Cayman 27 have been bought out by Bermuda-based KeyTech, the parent company of Logic. In an announcement Wednesday, the KeyTech Group of Companies revealed that its subsidiary, WestTel Limited (Logic Cayman) has acquired the Cayman-based company, British Overseas Territory Cable & Telecommunications (BOTCAT), financed through […]

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Young Caymanians join Cayman’s marketing industry

Young Caymanians join Cayman’s marketing industry

| 03/09/2014 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Local marketing and communications firm Tower has recruited two of its past summer interns, Ileana Ebanks and Miriam Mascal, as full time employees, demonstrating the firm’s commitment to the training and employment of young Caymanians in the industry. MD Lynne Byles said that recruiting, developing and training the best young Caymanian talent is […]

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CEC: Campus ‘soon come’

CEC: Campus ‘soon come’

| 29/08/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The development of the Cayman Enterprise City campus will be underway before the end of 2014, the management team told CNS Business Wednesday. Despite the numerous false starts for the project to find the right location at the right price, Charlie Kirkconnell, the CEO of the special economic zone, said CEC is committed […]

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Young Cayman reporter shines at Youth Games

Young Cayman reporter shines at Youth Games

| 28/08/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A 22-year-old journalist from the Caymanian has received a prestigious award from the International Olympic Committee. Jade Webster, who currently works as the Communication Officer of the non-profit Young Caymanian Leadership Foundation, received the Steve Parry Award for the Best International Olympic Committee Young Reporter at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Webster was […]

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