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Flow’s Cayman boss departs after 10 months

Flow’s Cayman boss departs after 10 months

| 25/10/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): The managing director of Flow’s Cayman Islands operations has resigned after just ten months on the job. Victor Salgado was appointed managing director in December last year, but according to a report in the Jamaican Gleaner, he will be replaced in the interim by the customer experience director, Daniel Tathum. According to Garfield Sinclair, president of the […]

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Ex-Digicel boss moves to C3

Ex-Digicel boss moves to C3

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Martin Bould, formerly the chief executive officer at the regional telecom firm, Digicel, has taken the top job at locally owned communications firm, C3. Officials from the wholly Caymanian-owned company said in a press release that Bould will head up the expansion of the firm. The news of his appointment as C3’s new […]

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Caymanian takes over top job at Digicel

Caymanian takes over top job at Digicel

| 08/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Raul Nicholson-Coe will be taking over the top job at Digicel’s Cayman Islands operation, the firm said in a release Monday. The local telecoms expert, who is currently the chief operating officer with the firm, will take over as chief executive officer from Martin Bould on 1 June. Company officials said Nicholson-Coe will have […]

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Flow lays off workers in team restructure

Flow lays off workers in team restructure

| 06/03/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS Business): Local telecommunications company Flow, the brand name of Cable & Wireless, confirmed that they have laid off seven Caymanians workers and two ex-pat positions have been cut in what it described as “adjustments to how we run our business”. The job cuts come following announcements from Cayman’s other major telecoms employer, Digicel, that […]

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Regulator seeks to gain trust with consistency

Regulator seeks to gain trust with consistency

| 14/02/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS Business): The newly appointed boss of the government’s newest regulator says there are several challenges ahead for the new office but one of the most important is gaining the trust of the stakeholders across the utilities that he and the team will be regulating. Consistency, transparency, impartiality and independence will be key to forging […]

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Flow confirms acting MD in local top job

Flow confirms acting MD in local top job

| 20/12/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Victor Salgado, who has been acting as the boss for Flow’s Cayman operations since May, has been formerly appointed as the local managing director for the firm. Salgado joined Cable & Wireless in 2013 but the firm said that he has more than twenty years of leadership experience in the telecoms industry, having worked […]

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Jamaican boss to lead Caribbean C&W ops in New Year

Jamaican boss to lead Caribbean C&W ops in New Year

| 19/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Regional telecommunications conglomerate Cable & Wireless has appointed its Jamaican chief, Garfield “Garry” Sinclair, as president of the Caribbean, covering 15 territories across the region, including Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados and the Cayman Islands. He will be responsible for the strategic execution, financial performance and reputation of the business, developing the company’s growth in […]

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C&W appoints new CEO to manage transition

C&W appoints new CEO to manage transition

| 22/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The regional communication company Cable &Wireless Communications has appointed John Reid as CEO of the company to manage its transition after Liberty Global bought the firm earlier this year. Reid will be based in Miami and is tasked with aligning the former UK-based company with Liberty’s Latin America and Caribbean division, according to […]

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Industry analysts find Flow fastest local provider

Industry analysts find Flow fastest local provider

| 24/10/2016 | 32 Comments

(CNS Business): Independent telecoms analyst Ookla, which operates speedtest.net, an online portal that measures internet speeds, has found that Flow has the fastest broadband and mobile services in the Cayman Islands, based on raw data records for the past six months. Regardless of ongoing complaints that internet service in the Cayman Islands from all of […]

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C&W reveals capability upgrade to Cay-Jam fibre network

C&W reveals capability upgrade to Cay-Jam fibre network

| 13/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cable and Wireless has said that it is starting an upgrade project this weekend adding 100Gbps capability to the Cayman-Jamaica Fiber System (CJFS) and the cable landing station at Eastern Avenue, George Town. This increased capability is designed to complement the firm’s increased Maya-1 cable system capacity, which lands at High Rock in […]

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Flow increases broadband on Cayman Brac

Flow increases broadband on Cayman Brac

| 10/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Telecommunications provider Flow say they have improved broadband speeds on Cayman Brac, claiming that customers on that island are now able to obtain speeds of at least 15mbps. In addition to the Broadband upgrades, all residential phone lines have been moved to a new state-of-the-art telephone switch platform which will improve resiliency and […]

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Telecoms giant blocks Cayman regulator from offices

Telecoms giant blocks Cayman regulator from offices

| 15/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): An attempt by the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) to enter the main Cayman office of Cable and Wireless this week was met with a refusal, officials from the regulator have confirmed. Over the last few months the firm, which now trades under the brand name Flow, has been under the watchful […]

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Flow re-route traffic to tackle email trouble

Flow re-route traffic to tackle email trouble

| 10/04/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Local telecommunication firm Flow has stated that recent email problems for their customers using the long-standing candw.ky email address should have been resolved after the firm re-routed the electronic communication following difficulties in their Miami connection. CNS Business received a number of complaints from readers that emails were frozen, including small businesses who said […]

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ICTA to tackle network weaknesses

ICTA to tackle network weaknesses

| 17/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The managing director of the telecoms regulator has revealed that his agency will be forming a working group to tackle weaknesses in the local telecommunications network after a lightning strike in Miami on Tuesday had a serious impact on local phones and internet. The major hardware failure that affected the MAYA-1 submarine cable […]

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ICTA to become utilities regulator

ICTA to become utilities regulator

| 17/02/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The Information and Communications Technology Authority is in the process of transitioning into a new Public Utilities Commission (PUC), which will see the electricity, telecommunications, water and fuel regulators come under one umbrella. Among its goals is to provide a way for consumers to complain about their utility service providers, the authority said. […]

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