Digicel carrying HBO on Caribbean Wide Cable Service

Digicel is ponderously moving forward with their Caribbean-wide Streaming Cable TV Plans. They’ve now signed an agreement with HBO for specific Cable Packages and Content offered by the Broadcaster. Digicel has acquired to be interconnected to their Caribbean wide submarine Cable Network as listed in Digicel Cable and Submarine Fiber Optic Acquisitions point to 4G LTE […]

Caribbean Blog Awards set for December 5

The Jamaica Blog Awards has returned after a hiatus and returned with increased scope as the Caribbean Blog Awards. The awards were created to honour the best in blogging, celebrating the leading online content creators for the region. Nominations for the inaugural Caribbean Blog Awards are now open and runs until November 22nd 2014 before the […]

iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus now available at select LIME stores

LIME is the authorized carrier in the English-speaking Caribbean of the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 has been rolling out worldwide in various markets after debuting in the United States on September 19th. The phone arrives just in time for the holiday season. Available at these LIME Jamaica Stores only: LIME Carlton […]

Cable & Wireless Communications acquires Columbus International Inc

The Board of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (“CWC” or the “Company”) today announces that it has agreed terms to acquire Columbus International Inc (“Columbus”) for consideration of approximately USD1.85bn (for 100 per cent. of the equity). In addition, CWC will assume Columbus’ existing net debt as part of the Acquisition, which was USD1.17bn as at 30 […]

LIME Caribbean’s US$1.05B Major Network Upgrade – Boost to Regional Economies

Regional economies are set to receive a big boost as CWC, LIME’s parent company, mobilizes ‘Project Marlin’ – its US$1.05b investment-led strategy. This major network upgrade investment of US$1.05b represents a 30% or a US$250m CAPEX increase over the previous year. By this increased spend on network upgrade, LIME brings the latest telecoms technology – island-wide […]

Digicel Cable and Submarine Fiber Optic Acquisitions point to 4G LTE based Caribbean Streaming TV

Digicel has been a busy shopper since 2013. After recently acquiring a Cable TV license from TATT (Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad & Tobago) as reported in my article Digicel acquires Trinidad and Tobago Cable TV License as Caribbean Fiber Optic Network Expands, I though a quick review was quite appropriate. First the Cable TV purchases, […]

Samsung Z running Tizen OS fails to enter Russian Market hints at Caribbean and Latin American Launch

Samsung just can’t seem to get a break. The Samsung Z9000 ZEQ, more popularly known as the Samsung Z smartphone, failed to Launch in Russia this week of Sunday July 6th 2014. No reasons have been forthcoming, but based on the fact that this smartphone’s running Tizen OS, it’s not hard to guess the problem: […]