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Hispasat and Syntelix extend maritime connectivity deal

Published 03 Jul 2020 09:24 CET | Caribbean, Europe, Latin America

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat and remote communication specialist Syntelix have extended their existing agreement until 2022 with a view to strengthening their growth ...

CWC acquires IT Outsource in Cayman Islands

Published 02 Jul 2020 11:19 CET | Caribbean, Cayman Islands

Cable and Wireless (CWC) has announced the acquisition of IT Outsource (ITO), a managed service provider in the Cayman Islands. The company provides IT managed and support ...

Digicel latest to join Facebook ad boycott

Published 01 Jul 2020 10:13 CET | Caribbean

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel has become the latest company to join a global campaign to boycott Facebook until it does more to combat hate speech online. Digicel ...

Liberty LatAm picks Ericsson as sole mobile core network vendor

Published 29 Jun 2020 09:07 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Ericsson announced a contract to carry out a major upgrade of Liberty Latin America's mobile core network in the Caribbean and Latin America. The regional communications ...

Affluence acquires Vibe Wireless Caribbean assets

Published 22 Jun 2020 15:40 CET | Caribbean

US-based Affluence Corporation has announced the acquisition of the Caribbean assets of Vibe Wireless for an undisclosed amount. In a statement, Affluence CEO James Honan, Jr ...

Digicel awarded EUR 249 mln in lawsuit against Orange

Published 19 Jun 2020 13:11 CET | Caribbean

A ruling by the Paris court of appeal has awarded Digicel EUR 249 million in damages and interest in a long-running legal battle against Orange's Caribbean subsidiary, ...

Digicel concludes USD 1.6 bln debt reduction plan

Published 19 Jun 2020 11:38 CET | Caribbean

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel has announced the completion of a plan to reduce debt after securing the approval of courts in Bermuda and New York for the Digicel Group ...

SportsMax powers live sports streaming with Harmonic

Published 18 Jun 2020 15:12 CET | Caribbean

Harmonic announced that SportsMax, a sports channel in the Caribbean and a subsidiary of the Digicel Group, is using Harmonic's VOS360 Live Streaming Platform to deliver ...

French regulator seeks feedback on Digicel-Iliad network sharing deal

Published 15 Jun 2020 10:13 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Martin, St. Bart's

Telecom authority Arcep has issued a request for comments from market players on the network sharing agreement unveiled by Digicel and Iliad's subsidiary Free Caraibe earlier ...

Iliad confirms JV with Digicel for mobile coverage in French overseas territories

Published 02 Jun 2020 10:21 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Bart's

Iliad's subsidiary Free and Digicel have announced the creation of a joint venture company, confirming recent press reports. The partnership supports their common objective ...

Iliad's Free and Digicel to share mobile masts in French Antilles and Guiana

Published 26 May 2020 12:18 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Guadeloupe

Iliad's subsidiary Free has joined Digicel as a new shareholder in Madiacom, a Guadeloupe-based company created to pool assets from Digicel Antilles Francaises Guyane, ...

Digicel files for bankruptcy under debt restructuring plan

Published 20 May 2020 09:13 CET | Caribbean, World

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel has filed for bankruptcy court reorganisation as part of its plan to reduce debt, cut financing costs and extend debt maturities, reports ...

Loon partners AT&T to connect to mobile networks, better respond to disasters

Published 06 May 2020 16:52 CET | Caribbean, United States, World

Alphabet's balloon-powered internet Project Loon and AT&T entered a global collaboration three years after they signed their first agreement in the aftermath of Puerto Rico's ...

Liberty Latin America Q1 revenue up 2% on customer gains, withdraws guidance

Published 06 May 2020 12:23 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Liberty Latin America (LLA) reported revenues of USD 931 million in the first quarter of 2020, up 1.6 percent on a rebased basis compared to the year-earlier quarter thanks ...

Digicel improves terms for bondholders under debt restructuring plan

Published 29 Apr 2020 15:35 CET | Caribbean

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel announced a number of initiatives designed to seek the support of debtholders for its plan to reduce debt and financing costs and extend ...

Claro Caribbean sales down 3% in Q1, mobile subs up 6%

Published 29 Apr 2020 12:42 CET | Caribbean

America Movil's Claro units in the Caribbean reported first-quarter revenues down 3.2 percent year on year to USD 435 million, attributed above all to annual falls of around ...

Transtelco acquires LatAm operator Neutrona Networks

Published 29 Apr 2020 08:53 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Texas-based fibre provider Transtelco has announced the acquisition of Miami-based Neutrona Networks International, a software-defined network service provider that spans ...

Digicel puts up Jamaica HQ as collateral for debt deal

Published 20 Apr 2020 13:58 CET | Caribbean

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel has put up the company's Jamaican HQ as collateral to secure a debt refinancing deal with bondholders, reports local portal The Gleaner. ...

Caribbean data centre space to rise 32% by 2025 - study

Published 20 Apr 2020 11:35 CET | Caribbean

Third party data centre space in the Caribbean is set to increase by 32 percent over the next 5 years, with customer power rising by 35 percent, according to the first ...

CWC launches free e-learning platform for 130,000 Caribbean students

Published 01 Apr 2020 14:53 CET | Caribbean

Cable and Wireless (CWC) announced that its Charitable Foundation (CWCF) has partnered with Flow and One on One Educational Services to launch a free e-learning platform for ...

Digicel secures 30-day grace period on debt interest payments

Published 31 Mar 2020 10:01 CET | Caribbean

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel announced that it has secured a 30-day grace period for interest payments on debt following "ongoing constructive and consensual ...

Digicel in talks with bondholders about debt writedowns

Published 30 Mar 2020 11:06 CET | Caribbean

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel confirmed that it's currently in discussions with "certain debtholders" about potential transactions that would see it exchange existing ...

Liberty Latin America to begin USD 100 million share buyback

Published 18 Mar 2020 08:54 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Liberty Latin America (LLA) announced that its board of directors approved the buyback of up to USD 100 million of the company's Class A and Class C shares over the next two ...

O'Sullivan named Flow Technical Operations head

Published 13 Mar 2020 14:38 CET | Caribbean

Flow (Liberty Latin America) has announced the appointment of Susanna O'Sullivan as the company's Senior Director of Technology Operations for Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. ...

Digicel in network sharing partnership talks - report

Published 02 Mar 2020 11:39 CET | Caribbean, World

Telecoms group Digicel, which operates across Central America, the Caribbean and Pacific Islands, is in negotiations to establish a network sharing partnership with a rival ...

 

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