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ICTA calls for local internet exchange

ICTA calls for local internet exchange

| 10/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As the Information & Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) deals with yet another internet outage that has been effecting some users this week, officials are again calling for local telecoms providers (ISPs) to establish a local internet exchange point (IXP). The authorit [...]

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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 compl [...]

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CUC begins to shape future energy plan

CUC begins to shape future energy plan

| 01/09/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): The monopoly power provider on Grand Cayman has brought in consultants to begin drawing up potential future plans for CUC to consider to maintain a safe, reliable and viable electricity supply for the next three decades. Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) will set out a proposal for [...]

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Flow boss aims to settle regulator issues

Flow boss aims to settle regulator issues

| 21/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Following recent reports of disputes between Flow and both the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) and Department of Immigration, the firm’s president, Michele English, was in the Cayman Islands this week meeting with government officials to resolve the i [...]

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Banks under pressure to shift to electronic clearance

Banks under pressure to shift to electronic clearance

| 11/05/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): The government is engaged in talks with local banks to introduce electronic transfers and clearing systems in the first quarter of next year, Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton has stated. He told legislators last week that the six local clearing banks have entered into an M [...]

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CORE programme grows another 2MW

CORE programme grows another 2MW

| 02/05/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has sanction an expansion of Caribbean Utilities Company’s Consumer-Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) Generation Programme, which will see more residential and commercial customers who are using alternative power, such as solar and wind, t [...]

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Business email scammers target Cayman

Business email scammers target Cayman

| 23/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): There has been an increase in wire transfer frauds by email against Cayman Islands businesses and government entities, the new Cybersecurity Incident Response Team, CIRT-KY, has warned. The internet security arm of the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) [...]

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Telecoms industry under pressure to shape up

Telecoms industry under pressure to shape up

| 16/02/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): The Information & Communications Technology Authority has announced that it will be prioritizing quality of service standards in the local telecoms sector, specifically ensuring that broadband customers get what they pay for, as well as improving access and competition for e [...]

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CEC added US $70M to local economy

CEC added US $70M to local economy

| 21/01/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Enterprise City officials say that the special economic zone (SEZ) has attracted 60 new companies over the past year, that its impact to the local economy since its creation is nearly US$70 million and that there are now around 300 zone-based employees. Almost five years [...]

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Tech zone tenant offers to train locals in specialist work

Tech zone tenant offers to train locals in specialist work

| 14/01/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): A manufacturing company which makes special purpose components for the information and communications technology sector has said it is looking to train two or three local science graduates for jobs at the company. According to a release from Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Fabrilink [...]

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C&W bags regional business award

C&W bags regional business award

| 21/12/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Local telecommunications firm Cable & Wireless has won a Company of the Year award based on its products and “outstanding customer service”, the firm said in a release. C&W Business, part of the C&W Communications group, has been recognized for the 2015 award by [...]

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Tech city to be built in Fairbanks area

Tech city to be built in Fairbanks area

| 17/12/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): Well over four years after promising a campus to transform Cayman into a technological centre of excellence, the current management team of Cayman Enterprise City has settled on a site in the Fairbanks area of George Town for the tech zone’s actual campus. Since government pass [...]

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C&W sold to Liberty Global

C&W sold to Liberty Global

| 17/11/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): International telecommunications and cable TV company Liberty Global has bought Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), the parent company of Flow, for £5.4 billion (US$8.2 billion), which includes £1.8bn of debt. This follows the $3.3bn takeover by CWC of regional competi [...]

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Digicel ditches plans for shares sale

Digicel ditches plans for shares sale

| 07/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Regional telecommunications provider Digicel has ditched its plans for an international public offering of its shares, the firm said Tuesday, despite what it claimed had been “significant support … from a high quality group of investors during the marketing period”. Digice [...]

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CWC squeezes out LIME and goes with the Flow

CWC squeezes out LIME and goes with the Flow

| 01/10/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The regional telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) began is retail rebrand in Cayman Thursday, saying goodbye to LIME and introducing Flow. This is the third jurisdiction where the rebrand has taken place but it is the first where the Flow brand is not alr [...]

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