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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), Ra [...]

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C&W achieves security standard

C&W achieves security standard

| 26/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): An telecoms and entertainment provider operating within the Cayman Islands has announced it has been recognised for its standard of information security. C&W Business, a division of C&W Communications, achieved compliance with ISO/IEC 270001:2013, a security standard with thorough req [...]

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Flow offers free credit in Dominica

Flow offers free credit in Dominica

| 22/09/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Business): Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W), the parent company of Flow, says it has begun the successful restoration of mobile services to Dominica and has extended free credit to help mobile customers communicate with family and friends. The island’s infrastructure, includi [...]

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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 authority s [...]

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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 complain [...]

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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 issue [...]

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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 MOU [...]

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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 every [...]

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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 Fros [...]

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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 competitor [...]

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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”. Digicel sa [...]

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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 already [...]

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LIME drops Ericsson to do its own service work

LIME drops Ericsson to do its own service work

| 28/09/2015 | 12 Comments
(CNS Business): Local telecommunications operator LIME has cancelled its field service contract with Ericsson and is bringing the maintenance and support work back in-house as part of what it said was its promise “to overhaul and improve its customer service experience”. Cable and Wireless Commu [...]

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Fidelity won’t pay Trump hackers’ ransom demand

Fidelity won’t pay Trump hackers’ ransom demand

| 22/09/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A group of internet hackers has reportedly stole data from some of Fidelity Bank’s website but the bank has stated that it will not be paying the ransom of $30,000 demanded by the online crooks, who say they want the cash to support Donald Trump’s bid for the US presidency. The group [...]

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Estonians to teach CIG about e-government

Estonians to teach CIG about e-government

| 21/09/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A team of experts from the Baltic state of Estonia will be sharing their knowledge and experience with government officials this week about best practices in e-governance. Although successive administrations have pointed to the power of the web as a way of increasing government efficiency and [...]

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