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ECTEL launches MNP in Eastern Caribbean states

Published 05 Jun 2019 11:07 CET | Caribbean

The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) has announced that Mobile Number Portability (MNP) was finally launched in its member states of Dominica, Grenada, ...

Digicel adds Turkcell's Terzioglu to board

Published 03 Jun 2019 06:54 CET | Caribbean

Digicel Group has appointed Kaan Terzioglu as a member of its board of directors. Terzioglu previously served as CEO of Turkish operator Turkcell from April 2015 to March ...

Flow and Digicel suing Antigua over spectrum sharing order

Published 29 May 2019 13:41 CET | Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean

Flow and Digicel, the two largest mobile network operators in Antigua and Barbuda, have taken court action against the government's requirement to share mobile spectrum with ...

Flow Grenada ups broadband speeds to 50Mbps after USD 15 mln upgrade

Published 24 May 2019 11:51 CET | Caribbean, Grenada

Flow Grenada, part of Liberty Global's Liberty Latin America unit, has followed news that it finally received a 4G licence by announcing a USD 15 million investment to ...

Flow Grenada awarded 4G licence

Published 21 May 2019 11:19 CET | Caribbean, Grenada

Flow Grenada, part of Liberty Global's Liberty Latin America unit, has reached an amicable settlement with the government to avoid a court dispute over the award of a 4G ...

BVI govt to hold urgent talks over underperforming internet service

Published 16 May 2019 14:13 CET | Caribbean, Virgin Islands (British)

British Virgin Islands (BVI) premier and minister of finance Andrew Fahie has announced plans to summon the heads of local telecommunications companies to a meeting with a ...

Digicel, NBA to hold basketball camps across Caribbean

Published 16 May 2019 11:05 CET | Caribbean

Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced plans to hold joint basketball camps for children across the Caribbean for the fifth consecutive year. ...

Brazilian elected to head Latam operators association

Published 15 May 2019 12:37 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

The director of the Brazilian Association of Internet Providers (ABRINT), Basilio Perez has been elected the first president of the newly created LAC-ISP (Federation of ...

Padro named OpenVault LatAm sales director

Published 08 May 2019 11:54 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

OpenVault has announced the appointment of Max Padro as sales director for Latin America and the Caribbean with a view to strengthening its Americas presence. Padro will be ...

Liberty Latin America revenues up 4% in Q1, adds 73,000 RGUs

Published 08 May 2019 09:30 CET | Caribbean, Central America, Latin America

Liberty Global's Liberty Latin America unit reported revenues of USD 943 million in the first quarter of 2019, up around 4 percent on a rebased basis compared to the ...

CWC, Digicel secure Premier League rights for new Caribbean sports venture

Published 07 May 2019 13:26 CET | Caribbean

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and Digicel have announced a deal with the English Premier League to broadcast live games in the Caribbean over the next three seasons ...

Claro Caribbean mobile customers up 5% to nearly 6 mln in Q1

Published 30 Apr 2019 13:32 CET | Caribbean

America Movil's Claro units in the Caribbean reported first-quarter revenues down 5.5 percent year on year to USD 450 million, although service revenues remained broadly flat ...

Digicel launches customer engagement platform with Fastforward.ai

Published 26 Apr 2019 10:56 CET | Asia, Caribbean, Central America

Digicel Group has teamed up with Silicon Valley-based social media and commerce specialist Fastforward.ai to launch a customer engagement platform in the Caribbean, Central ...

CWC adds CuriosityStream channel to Flow TV offer

Published 23 Apr 2019 11:00 CET | Caribbean

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), part of Liberty Global's Liberty Latin America unit, has reached a deal to add the CuriosityStream non-fiction channel to its TV offer. ...

Samsung adds HBO Go to smart TVs in Latin America

Published 17 Apr 2019 12:18 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Samsung announced that customers in Latin America and the Caribbean islands using its smart TVs can now access HBO Go directly from the TV. The HBO Go app in the region ...

Orange selects Infinera's ICE4 platform for Martinique-Guadeloupe undersea cable

Published 17 Apr 2019 10:46 CET | Caribbean, Guadeloupe, Martinique

Infinera announced that its fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine, ICE4, has been deployed by Orange on the Martinique-Guadeloupe segment of the Kanawa submarine cable. ...

Intelsat 29e service outage affecting wireless operators

Published 11 Apr 2019 09:08 CET | Caribbean, Latin America, North America

Intelsat reported an ongoing service outage on its Intelsat 29e satellite due to a damaged propulsion system. The damage caused a propellant leak on 07 April, resulting in a ...

USVI requires USD 400 mln investment for universal fibre service

Published 27 Mar 2019 11:26 CET | Caribbean, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The US Virgin Islands needs an investment of at least USD 400 million to bring fibre-optic services to every business, government-owned entity and home in the territory, ...

Liberty LatAm acquires Curacao-based operator UTS

Published 26 Mar 2019 14:54 CET | Caribbean

Liberty Latin America (LLA), the spun-off unit of Liberty Global focused on Latin America and the Caribbean, has finalised a deal to acquire 87.5 percent of Curacao-based ...

AMS-IX Caribbean sets up new PoP in BNA's Curacao data centre

Published 26 Mar 2019 10:18 CET | Caribbean

Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) announced that AMS-IX Caribbean is expanding into the Blue NAP Americas (BNA) data centre in Willemstad, Curacao. The move converts the ...

Liberty LatAm to complete UTS buy this week - report

Published 18 Mar 2019 13:59 CET | Caribbean

Liberty Latin America is poised to complete the acquisition of Curacao-based telecommunications operator United Telecommunication Services (UTS) this week, according to ...

Digicel hikes note placement to USD 600 mln

Published 08 Mar 2019 11:56 CET | Caribbean, Central America, World

Digicel has announced that it increased the amount of a private placement of senior secured notes by USD 50 million to USD 600 million. The notes come with a coupon of 8.75 ...

Digicel announces USD 550 mln debt placement

Published 06 Mar 2019 09:33 CET | Caribbean, Central America, World

Digicel has announced plan to raise USD 550 million with the private placement of senior secured notes. The proceeds will be used to repay funds drawn under a revolving ...

Digicel revenues down 4% to USD 572 mln in December quarter

Published 05 Mar 2019 14:42 CET | Caribbean

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel posted revenues of USD 572 million in its fiscal third quarter to the end of December, down around 4 percent year on year on a reported ...

Lifecell inks deal to offer digital services to Digicel

Published 27 Feb 2019 14:22 CET | Caribbean, Central America, Latin America

The Lifecell subsidiary of Turkish operator Turkcell has confirmed an agreement to offer digital services to the Digicel Group across 31 countries in the Caribbean, Central ...

 

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