0
Wireless

Jamaica to launch mobile number porting on 22 June

Tuesday 2 June 2015 | 11:49 CET | News
Jamaica will finally introduce mobile number porting on 22 June, around three weeks later than scheduled, after the government accepted a request to temporarily postpone the process from Lime, the local subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC). According to a report in local daily Jamaica Gleaner, Lime requested additional time to ensure optimum performance of its system and put the final touches to its implementation. Lime, shortly to be rebranded as Flow, currently has 25 percent of the mobile market in Jamaica, according to the country's Office of Utilities Regulations, with

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cable & Wireless Communications / Digicel / Lime
Countries: Jamaica
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Jamaica close to awarding third mobile licence

Published 02 Feb 2016 11:41 CET | Jamaica
The Jamaican government is close to awarding a new licence for the provision of mobile telecommunications services in Jamaica, ...

Jamaica's Flow preparing imminent LTE launch

Published 19 Jan 2016 10:48 CET | Jamaica
Jamaican mobile operator Flow, the local subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), has begun upgrading its mobile ...

Digicel Jamaica to invest USD 100 mln in new FTTH rollout

Published 10 Nov 2015 15:22 CET | Jamaica
Digicel Jamaica is set to invest USD 100 million to expand its fibre-optic service to Portmore, Spanish Town and parts of ...

Lime Jamaica chairman Dehring leaves company

Published 30 Sep 2015 14:25 CET | Caribbean
Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has announced that Chris Dehring, chairman of its Jamaican subsidiary Lime and a member of ...

Flow inks 5-year deal to broadcast NFL across Caribbean

Published 15 Sep 2015 14:37 CET | Caribbean
Caribbean operator Flow, formerly Lime, has signed a five-year rights deal with the NFL to offer various American football ...

Flow to set up new customer call centre in Jamaica

Published 01 Sep 2015 09:32 CET | Spain
Jamaican operator Flow, formerly Lime, has announced plans to set up a new, state-of-the-art customer call centre in Kingston in ...

Flow adds FEVA TV to channel line-up

Published 24 Jul 2015 11:08 CET | Caribbean
Caribbean telecoms provider Flow, a Cable and Wireless Communications brand, has added the channel FEVA TV to its basic package, ...

Jamaica looking to add up to 12 MVNOs this year

Published 14 Jul 2015 14:46 CET | Jamaica
Jamaica is aiming to add up to 12 MVNOs to its mobile market this year, reports local daily Jamaica Gleaner, citing the country's ...

Lime Jamaica obtains AWS spectrum

Published 20 Apr 2015 16:58 CET | Jamaica
Lime, the Caribbean business of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC),has obtained mobile spectrum in the AWS band, which will be ...

Lime ends 2014 with 1.33 mln mobile subscribers

Published 10 Feb 2015 20:11 CET | Caribbean
Lime, the Caribbean business of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), reached 1.33 million mobile subscribers, up from 1.19 ...

LIME Jamaica acquires Dekal Wireless.

Published 11 Dec 2014 19:43 CET | Jamaica
LIME Jamaica has acquired rival Wi-Fi operator Dekal Wireless for an undisclosed amount, The Gleaner reports. The operation needs ...

Lime posts revs of USD 143 mln in fiscal H1

Published 06 Nov 2014 23:19 CET | Caribbean
Lime, the Caribbean business of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), posted revenues of USD 143 million in the first half of ...

Lime to invest USD 79m to expand HSPA+ in Jamaica - report

Published 29 Oct 2014 21:13 CET | Jamaica
Lime, the Caribbean business of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), expects to invest USD 79 million to expand its HSPA+ ...

LIME asks regulator to intervene in a dispute with Digicel

Published 29 Sep 2014 14:45 CET | Jamaica
Jamaican mobile telephony operator LIME asked the Office of Utilities Regulations (OUR) to order rival operator Digicel to ...

LIME selects Comverse for managed services

Published 26 Sep 2014 15:46 CET | Caribbean
LIME, the Caribbean subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications, has selected Comverse to provide managed services for an array ...