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Xtera connects Guantanamo to Puerto Rico subsea cable

Published 15 Nov 2018 15:31 CET | Caribbean, Cuba, Puerto Rico

Subsea fibre-optic technology company Xtera has announced completion of the final splice and marine operations on its Guantanamo (Cuba) to Puerto Rico submarine cable system ...

Digicel launches island-wide Saint Lucia 4G network

Published 12 Nov 2018 15:31 CET | Caribbean, Saint Lucia

Digicel Saint Lucia announced that it's become the first operator to offer 4G-LTE coverage across the whole of the island nation. In a statement, the company said the network ...

Liberty Latin America Q3 revenues up 3%, led by Chile and Puerto Rico

Published 08 Nov 2018 08:57 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Liberty Latin America, the newly spun-off unit of Liberty Global focused on Latin America and the Caribbean, reported a return to growth in third quarter, with rebased ...

Deep Blue Cable inks deal to support Digicel's Caribbean fibre rollout

Published 18 Oct 2018 08:33 CET | Caribbean

The Deep Blue Cable undersea cable infrastructure company has announced a deal to support a multi-million dollar, 15-year ICT contract with the governments of the Caribbean ...

Claro Caribbean sales up 4.6% to USD 461 mln in Q3

Published 17 Oct 2018 12:10 CET | Caribbean

America Movil's Claro units in the Caribbean reported third-quarter revenues up 4.6 percent year on year to USD 461 million, an improvement on recent hurricane-impacted ...

Globalsat, N-Sat set up new Caribbean division

Published 10 Oct 2018 10:00 CET | Caribbean, Puerto Rico

The Globalsat Group, a US-based consortium providing mobile satellite services in the Americas, has announced an agreement with Puerto Rico-based N-Sat Corporation to set up ...

Digicel wins ICT contract from govts of Saint Lucia, Grenada, Saint Vincent & Grenadines

Published 28 Sep 2018 14:25 CET | Caribbean

Digicel has won a 15-year contract from the governments of Saint Lucia, Grenada, Saint Vincent & Grenadines. Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Programme ...

Digicel extends USD 3 bln debt refinancing deadline

Published 26 Sep 2018 09:34 CET | Caribbean

Irish-owned, Bermuda-based telecommunications group Digicel has extended a deadline for its bondholders to accept an offer to swap USD 3 billion in debt for new securities ...

Eastern Caribbean states to launch LNP in November

Published 25 Sep 2018 15:33 CET | Caribbean

The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) has announced that Local Number Portability (LNP) services will finally be launched in its member states of ...

Kiwisat adds 60 new channels to Caribbean DTH platform

Published 14 Sep 2018 11:45 CET | Caribbean

Satellite TV provider Kiwisat announced the addition of 60 new channels to the Caribbean DTH platform it launched earlier this year using SES's satellite SES-10. Under the ...

SES-14 satellite operational over Americas

Published 04 Sep 2018 11:30 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Satellite provider SES announced that its SES-14 geostationary satellite is now serving Latin America, the Caribbean, North America, North Atlantic and West Africa. SES-14 ...

Motorola Solutions runs public safety comms trial in Dutch Caribbean

Published 31 Aug 2018 10:52 CET | Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles

Motorola Solutions announced that the Dutch Caribbean Police completed a successful trial of its Intelligent Communications as a Service (ICaaS) technology in collaboration ...

Digicel asks for further EUR 80 mln in damage claim against Orange Caraibe – report

Published 24 Aug 2018 10:32 CET | Caribbean, France

Digicel has taken action to pursue an additional EUR 80 million from Orange's Caribbean subsidiary in the long-running legal battle which opposes the two companies, according ...

Khemka named Liberty Latin America Chief Technology and Product Officer

Published 22 Aug 2018 08:48 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Liberty Latin America has announced the appointment of Vivek Khemka as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Technology and Product Officer, starting in September. Khemka ...

CWC Q2 sales broadly flat, EBITDA rises on lower content costs

Published 09 Aug 2018 12:03 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), part of Liberty Global's Liberty Latin America unit, reported revenues of USD 589.2 million in the second quarter of 2018, up from USD ...

Orange to add undersea cable linking French Guiana and Martinique

Published 19 Jul 2018 11:01 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Martinique

Orange Marine, the Orange subsidiary specialising in submarine communication, has started working on project Kanawa to lay a new fibre cable linking French Guiana and ...

Mediapro parent Imagina pays USD 24 mln to close FIFA bribes case

Published 11 Jul 2018 08:37 CET | Caribbean, Central America, Spain, United States

The Imagina Group, parent of Spanish broadcaster Mediapro, has agreed to pay around USD 24 million after its US-based affiliate US Imagina pleaded guilty to two counts of ...

Digicel planning USD 500 mln asset sales - report

Published 21 Jun 2018 14:17 CET | Caribbean, Panama

Digicel has firm plans to complete the sale and leaseback of 450 mobile towers across the Caribbean by the end of September as part of a strategy to raise some USD 500 ...

CWC preparing Caribbean network for hurricane season

Published 13 Jun 2018 11:37 CET | Caribbean

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), part of Liberty Global's Liberty Latin America unit, has announced a number of measures in preparation for the forthcoming hurricane ...

Pareteum awarded USD 6 mln contract by MVNO

Published 12 Jun 2018 09:50 CET | Caribbean, United States

Pareteum announced that an established provider of pre-paid communications plans selected its Managed Service Platform with a USD 6 million agreement over 3 years. This ...

Telxius opens new network operations centre in Lima

Published 04 Jun 2018 14:09 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Telefonica's infrastructure subsidiary Telxius has inaugurated a new operations centre for its international submarine cable network in the district of Miraflores in Peru's ...

CWC updates MyFlow customer services app

Published 04 Jun 2018 13:46 CET | Caribbean

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has relaunched its MyFlow customers service app with more features designed to make it easier and more convenient to use. The newly ...

Cofino named Intelsat LatAm and Caribbean VP

Published 30 May 2018 15:26 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Satellite communications provider Intelsat has announced the appointment of Juan Pablo Cofino as its new regional vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean. In a ...

Collette leaves Telenet to join C&W as VP

Published 30 May 2018 11:43 CET | Belgium, Caribbean

Nicolas Collette is leaving Belgian operator Telenet to become VP for the southern cluster of Caribbean operator Cable & Wireless, reports Computable.be. The latter is ...

Visa invests in LatAm m-payment specialist YellowPepper

Published 25 May 2018 14:45 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Visa has announced a strategic investment in YellowPepper, a Latin American mobile payments firm set up in 2004. The investment for an undisclosed amount comes after the ...