October 29, 2020

Eastern Caribbean updates telecom regulations

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From Pipeline Legislatures of the five eastern Caribbean nations that make up the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) are debating a common new Electronic Communications Bill which will take internet-based services into account and set standards for levels of service. Five Caribbean states are to enact a new telecommunications law to replace existing regulations that […]

Cable & Wireless readies live multiscreen coverage of CARIFTA games

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By Juan Fernandez Gonzalez From RapidTVNews  Flow, Cable & Wireless’s TV brand, is to provide sports fans with any time, anywhere access to the CARIFTA Games 2016 across the Caribbean. Through the Flow Sports App, the operator will enable multi-camera and on-the-go streaming for iOS and Android devices. The same features will be also available on […]

Cable & Wireless Partners With Ericsson and Cisco to Enhance Its Caribbean IP Networks

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MIAMI, FL–(Marketwired – Aug 30, 2016) – C&W Communications invests in new network that will serve as backbone for IPTV services, fixed operations and part of business-to-business services Ericsson and Cisco will deliver an IP/MPLS network for C&W in three markets: the Bahamas, Jamaica and Barbados An IP backbone network in the Bahamas will be […]

ICTA expresses concern about resilience of Cayman Islands Telecoms infrastructure

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In the wake of a major hardware failure that affected the MAYA-1 submarine cable system, and caused widespread outages on the telephone networks in Cayman, the Information & Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) has expressed its concerns about the resilience of Cayman’s telecommunications infrastructure. It is believed that the network crash — which started affecting call […]

Cable & Wireless launches Flow Sports network across the Caribbean

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MIAMI (November 23, 2015) – Flow’s sports fans are the winners with the news that Cable & Wireless (C&W) launched its new sports network, Flow Sports, on Monday 23rd November. With the arrival of the first Caribbean-based, region-wide High Definition sports network, Flow’s TV customers can now access new, exciting and high quality sports programming, […]

C&W launches Dominica relief support campaign in Cayman Islands

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Cable & Wireless Communications has established a regional relief support campaign for the island of Dominica, following the devastation caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. Across the Caribbean and the Bahamas, customers can now simply Text the word “HELP” to a designated number to donate funds to the Dominica Relief Initiative: * TEXT […]

Cable & Wireless seeks control of Trinidad’s state telecom firm

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By Narayan Ammachchi From Nearshore Americas Cable & Wireless Seeks Control of Trinidad’s State Telecom Firm The chief executive of British telecom group Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has met Trinidad & Tobago’s Finance Minister Larry Howai to discuss obtaining a controlling stake in the state-owned telecom firm TSTT, according to the Trinidad Express. The […]

Bahamas telecom sector to be liberalised by April 1

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By Nicole Best From Caribbean360 The liberalisation of the sector was one of the campaign promises of then opposition People’s Labour Party (PLP) in 2012. NASSAU, Bahamas, Monday March 31, 2014, CMC – Prime Minister Perry Christie is welcoming the liberalisation of the telecommunication sector here on Monday saying “Bahamians would for the first time […]