August 2, 2021

ECTEL – the “mouse” that roared

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By Patrick Hoyos – The Broad Street Journal, From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Saturday November 29, 2014 – I’m going to have to start today’s column by being perfectly honest with you: Up to last week, I had never heard of ECTEL. But I take comfort in my suspicion that neither had Cable & Wireless. Well, […]

CWC-Columbus heads East for talks over ECTEL concerns

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From The Jamaica Gleaner Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and Columbus International say they have already initiated discussions with regulators in four of six markets and will head next to St Lucia and Grenada to meet with authorities there on their plans to merge. Their joint statement came in response to concerns raised by Eastern […]

Cable & Wireless shares plunge following announcement it will buy Columbus

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From Caribbean360 LONDON, United Kingdom, Thursday November 6, 2014, CMC – Telecommunications giant Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) fell by 8 per cent after issuing shares to pay for a US$1.85 billion Caribbean deal. The company is buying privately owned Columbus International, a fibre-based telecoms company serving the Caribbean, Central America and Andean region, which […]

New Cable & Wireless upgrading all Caribbean regional operations

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From T&T NewsDay Following the recent announcement of a $160 million investment on the island, LIME has launched “Upgrade Barbados”. A member company of the New Cable & Wireless Communications Group, LIME Barbados is the first business unit in the Eastern Caribbean to launch as part of a wider Upgrade Caribbean initiative which also involves […]

C&W to cut costs by US$100m

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From Nationnews.com Barbados International telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) is on a mission to reduce its Caribbean operating costs by US$100 million. And the company said its businesses in Barbados and the region were on target to meet the cuts, with US$18 million reduced up to the end of September last year. News […]

Cable & Wireless swaps Rice for Bentley

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From The Gleaner Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), the parent company for LIME, has hired Phil Bentley as its new chief executive officer, replacing Tony Rice. Bentley took office on January 1, 2014. Bentley, who will be based in Miami, Florida, will receive an annual salary of £800,000 (J$139 million) and have an annual bonus […]