Tag: Cable & Wireless

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 b [...]

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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 in [...]

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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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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 na [...]

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CWC partners with Facebook for simple login

CWC partners with Facebook for simple login

| 01/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), the parent company of LIME, is partnering with Facebook to provide customers a more simple and personalised way to access free Wi-Fi, starting with LIME Barbados, where the new service will launch in the first quarter of

C&W dials up the profits during 3rd quarter

C&W dials up the profits during 3rd quarter

| 19/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) announced group revenue was up 5% at $444 million when it released the results of its third quarter performance and financial position. The communication giant and parent company of LIME said mobile revenue was up 4%, driven by s [...]

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CWC to consult with customers over merger

CWC to consult with customers over merger

| 10/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Following an overwhelming vote from shareholders last week in favour of the proposed merger of Cable & Wireless Communications with Columbus, CWC said it launched a series of special “Customer Panels” in the Caribbean Monday “to spark a constructive discussio [...]

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Regional watchdog worried over telecom takeover

Regional watchdog worried over telecom takeover

| 25/11/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The regulatory authority for the Eastern Caribbean region has said that a preliminary review of the takeover of Columbus International by Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) raises competition concerns. The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) said the deal [...]

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CWC to buy major regional telecoms firm

CWC to buy major regional telecoms firm

| 11/11/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) has entered into a proposed deal with Columbus International which, if approved, will see the telecom leader double in size. CWC is expected to pay $1.9bn for the Barbados-based business, as well as assume about $1.2bn in debt.

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