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CWC foundation donates USD 100,000 to Barbados eco charity

Published 16 May 2019 13:54 CET | Barbados

Cable and Wireless (CWC) has announced that its charity foundation (CWCF) will be donating USD 100,000 to support The Walkers Institute for Regenerative Research Education ...

Maher named new Digicel Barbados CEO

Published 11 Feb 2019 10:14 CET | Barbados

Digicel Barbados has announced the appointment of Yaser Maher as its new CEO, taking over from Alex Tasker, who was named executive chairman of the operator last October. ...

Flow Barbados bars Ozone Wireless from network

Published 06 Sep 2018 14:40 CET | Barbados

Barbados MNO Ozone Wireless has been barred from using the signal stations of rival Flow due to outstanding debt payments, reports local daily Barbados Today, citing Ozone ...

Barbados MNO Ozone Wireless suspends debt payments

Published 30 Jul 2018 11:37 CET | Barbados

Barbados MNO Ozone Wireless is suspending debt payments until January 2019 in a bid to survive just a year after launching services, reports local daily Barbados Today. The ...

Flow in talks to take over Barbados MNO Ozone Wireless - report

Published 06 Jun 2018 12:50 CET | Barbados

The Flow Barbados subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications is in active negotiations to take over new MNO Ozone Wireless just a year after launching, according to ...

ZTE to help Digicel Barbados expand LTE reach

Published 07 Mar 2018 11:20 CET | Barbados

Digicel Barbados has signed an agreement with ZTE to expand its 4G-LTE network throughout the island, reports local portal Loop News, citing the operator's CEO Alex Tasker. ...

CWC bids for full control of Barbados unit

Published 03 Aug 2017 14:37 CET | Barbados

Cable and Wireless (West Indies) Limited, the parent company of Cable & Wireless Barbados, has launched a bid for full control of its Barbados business, reports website ...

Barbados MNO Ozone Wireless to launch in July

Published 22 Jun 2017 13:56 CET | Barbados

New Barbados MNO Ozone Wireless is set to launch commercial 4G services on 17 July, reports local daily Nation News. The company uses a 700MHZ licence acquired in 2014 by ...

Flow Barbados up to 39 LTE sites, 16,000 subscriptions

Published 31 May 2017 12:07 CET | Barbados

The Flow Barbados subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has reached over 16,000 LTE subscribers just two months after activating the service at the end of ...

Digicel Play up to 20,000 customers in Barbados

Published 13 Apr 2017 10:24 CET | Barbados

Digicel Barbados has announced that its triple-play broadband, pay-TV and telephony service 'Digicel Play' has reached the 20,000 customer mark just over a year after ...

Flow activates Barbados 4G network

Published 29 Mar 2017 10:17 CET | Barbados

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has announced that its Flow subsidiary has officially launched its 4G LTE service in Barbados. The operator has already invested some ...

Digicel activates first 4G service in Barbados

Published 31 Oct 2016 14:14 CET | Barbados

Digicel has announced the launch of a 4G LTE service in Barbados, the first available on the island. The coverage is for now limited to certain areas of the capital ...

Digicel, Huawei hit 100 Gbps in Barbados fibre trial

Published 06 Sep 2016 11:18 CET | Barbados

Telecommunications group Digicel has announced that it reached speeds of 100 Gbps in a live test of its fibre network conducted in Barbados together with technology partner ...

Digicel Barbados apologises for misleading mobile ad

Published 18 Apr 2016 15:06 CET | Barbados

Digicel Barbados has been forced to apologise to its mobile customers for misleading advertising after receiving a rebuke from the country's Fair Trading Commission (FTC), ...

Barbados sets price cap on CWC's Flow

Published 06 Apr 2016 10:30 CET | Barbados

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) of Barbados has set a price cap on Flow Barbados, the local unit of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), preventing the operator from ...

Flow Barbados launches 1 Gbps broadband service

Published 11 Mar 2016 10:16 CET | Barbados

Flow Barbados, the local unit of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), has begun offering a 1 Gbps broadband service to all customers connected to its FTTH network, reports ...

Digicel invests USD 389 min in Caribbean FTTH rollout

Published 02 Mar 2016 14:39 CET | Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago

Digicel is planning to invest a total of USD 389 million to roll out FTTH infrastructure in Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados, reports local daily Newsday, citing the company's ...

Digicel Barbados vows to absorb mobile services tax hike

Published 12 Jan 2016 11:22 CET | Barbados

Digicel Barbados has vowed to absorb the increase in VAT on mobile services implemented by the government. On 01 January the government increased VAT on voice and other ...

Digicel secures Barbados government contract

Published 23 Dec 2015 10:44 CET | Barbados

Digicel Business has been awarded a USD 2.4 million contract to provide telecommunications services to the local government, reports portal SKN Vibes. The five-year deal ...

C&W invests USD 160 mln in Barbados

Published 17 Jul 2015 13:43 CET | Barbados

Cable and Wireless Communications (C&W) is investing USD 160 million in Barbados as it rolls out its new retail brand Flow on the island as part of its merger with Columbus ...

Coriant to upgrade CWC backbones in Barbados, Jamaica

Published 22 May 2015 09:27 CET | Barbados, Jamaica

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has selected Coriant to enhance the flexibility, reliability and scalability of its high-capacity fibre-optic backbone networks in ...

Barbados gives conditional approval to CWC-Columbus deal

Published 31 Mar 2015 17:14 CET | Barbados

The Fair Trading Commission of Barbados (FTC) gave conditional approval for Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) to acquire Columbus International. The FTC said that CWC ...

Barbados studies Columbus acquisition by CWC

Published 29 Dec 2014 15:01 CET | Barbados

Barbados' Fair Trading Commission (FTC) received an application from Cable & Wireless Communications and Columbus International seeking permission to merge the two entities ...

Lime Barbados launches 1Gbps fibre broadband

Published 13 Nov 2014 16:29 CET | Barbados

Lime, the Caribbean subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications, has launched a 1Gbps-capable FTTH internet service for consumers in Barbados, Nation News reports. The ...

Flow Barbados, BEF to install WiFi connectivity at bus stops

Published 27 Jun 2014 16:03 CET | Barbados

Barbados telecoms operator Flow and Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) plans to deploy WiFi access points at various bus stops and in the country's south coast ...

 




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