Tag: cable

Digicel carrying HBO on Caribbean Wide Cable Service
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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 based Caribbean Streaming TV. This deal, which is identical to the one that LIME signed with HBO in April 2013 to provide the Cayman Islands with HBO on LIME TV heralds the coming of Streaming HBO and MAX Cable packages when Digicel eventually launches their 4G LTE Network later in 2015! This means that the Cable companies that Digicel has acquired including Telstar Cable here in Jamaica as noted in Kelroy’s article ...
Digicel Cable and Submarine Fiber Optic Acquisitions point to 4G LTE based Caribbean Streaming TV
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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, which began as far back as November 2013: Caribbean Cable Holdings in Anguilla, Nevis and Montserrat on November 2013 SAT Telecommunications in Dominica on February 2014 WIV Cable in Turks & Caicos on April 2014 Telstar in Jamaica on July 2014 I actually wrote about the purchase of WIV Cable TV along with her sister company TCT, operators of the Broadband Cable service TCExpress in my article Digicel Turks and Caicos thinks...
Digicel acquires Trinidad and Tobago Cable TV License as Caribbean Fiber Optic Network Expands
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Digicel acquires Trinidad and Tobago Cable TV License as Caribbean Fiber Optic Network Expands

“We are investing heavily in cable TV, content and fibre across our markets to ensure that Digicel is positioned at the forefront of a data intensive world where our customers are able to enjoy multimedia experiences on multiple devices and avail of advanced solutions for their businesses. “We look forward to expanding our footprint further in this space in the coming year through a combination of acquisitions and greenfield builds.”  Digicel Group CEO, Colm Delves in a Press Release from Digicel Group on Monday December 23rd, 2013 Looks like Digicel is spreading their wings in a serious way into the Cable TV Market! This as they've recently applied for a Cable TV license from TATT (Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad & Tobago). It's part of Digicel continued investment i...
Digicel to Acquire Jamaica’s Telstar Cable
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Digicel to Acquire Jamaica’s Telstar Cable

Digicel has reached an agreement to acquire  cable television, broadband and telephony services company Telstar Cable pending the approval of Jamaica's Broadcasting Commission. Digicel has acquired a number of cable and internet companies throughout the Caribbean in recent months but Telstar Cable is its largest acquisition yet though financial details of the purchase has not been made public. In recent months Digicel has acquired: Caribbean Cable Communications Holding Ltd -  Anguilla, Nevis and Montserrat WIV Cable TV and TCT - Turks and Caicos Islands SAT Telecommunications - Dominica Digicel has also been investing heavily in off-island sub-sea fibre bandwidth via various investment channels and agreements. Digicel Group CEO, Colm Delves said: “We are investing heavily...
Flow Jamaica Offering Free Subscription OnDemand this Christmas
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Flow Jamaica Offering Free Subscription OnDemand this Christmas

Flow Jamaica has been driving out the promotion train this holiday season. One of the most valuable treats to current and potential Flow Jamaica customers this Christmas is access to free subscription ondemand programming for all of December. A very attractive deal especially when the kids are home from school during the holidays or with friends and family visiting that may need to be entertained. Via Flow Jamaica's Facebook Page
Flow revamps Website with streamlined look for the region
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Flow revamps Website with streamlined look for the region

Flow continues to streamline it's brand across the English speaking Caribbean. After updating their logo a few months ago, Flow has now revamped their website to offer a similar look and feel throughout the Caribbean countries in which the Flow brand operates. These territories are Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Curacao and Grenada. The new websites features adaptable text, updated online account management and payment options, more detailed description of services provided, social media links and a increased focus on accessing customer service directly via the website. Visit each website: Flow Jamaica Flow Trinidad and Tobago Flow Grenada Flow Curacao
New Telecom Act Coming for Jamaica – Providers surprised with their Own Regulator
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New Telecom Act Coming for Jamaica – Providers surprised with their Own Regulator

FLOW, whose operations mainly fall under the Broadcasting Commission, being as they have an All-Island Cable License is going 3D HDTV, like Palace Amusement. But wait, that’s not even the interesting part! FLOW is launching a slew of products by the First Quarter of 2012AD, namely: 300Mbps Broadband Internet speeds 3D HDTV Cable TV packages made possible by this speed increase A TV-Anywhere Concept akin to Comcast XFinity 1GBps product Cloud-Based Video Services, similar to Digicel as per my article “Digicel’s Cloud Backup Services – A deep Analysis”. For those who came late, this is FLOW’s Fifth Anniversary of operating in Jamaica since 2006AD. They have miles to go, now having earlier in 2011AD asked for an extension of their five (5) year all-island Cable TV License to 20...