Tag: Flow Jamaica

How FLOW’s 70 Mbps VDSL in St. Ann means FTTH, 4G LTE on North Coast
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How FLOW’s 70 Mbps VDSL in St. Ann means FTTH, 4G LTE on North Coast

As we all know from Kelroy's article Flow to upgrade Fiber Internet Service + islandwide 4G and LTE coming soon, FLOW Jamaica is ramping up to launch 4G LTE sometime in 2016. While Digicel Guyana's launch of “4G” proved to be a huge letdown as wistfully opined in Digicel Guyana’s 4G launched as Bermuda and Jamaica may still get 4G LTE, one wonders what’s FLOW Jamaica been up to lately? Based on a source of mine in St. Ann who had being doing some sleuthing work in the Brown’s Town community where he hails from, FLOW Jamaica has been upgrading since January 2016. According to my source, FLOW Fiber Optics Engineers were observed inspecting their ADSL (Asynchronous Digical Subscriber Line) Network with plans to upgrade to a VDSL (Vectoring Digital Subscriber Line). The FLOW Jamai...
How Chinese White Space Network possible in Jamaica by Independence Day
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How Chinese White Space Network possible in Jamaica by Independence Day

Looks like the Summer of 2016 might be the Summer that a new Telecom Provider comes to Jamaica. And possibly a Celestial of the Telecom World; China Telecom or China Mobile. So says Finance Minister Audley Shaw during a Standing Finance Committee of Parliament on Tuesday May 3rd 2016 where he spoke on behalf of the Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Dr Andrew Wheatley, who was abroad on business. The previous Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell in January 2016 had mentioned such a Third Telecom Provider vying for a Cellular license. More interestingly, Finance Minister Audley Shaw says they've been in Jamaica for the past two (2) years offering their services via provisional approval, effectively to do testing of their serv...
FLOW Jamaica bringing TNT Series in time for St. Valentine’s Day
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FLOW Jamaica bringing TNT Series in time for St. Valentine’s Day

“We are pleased to announce yet another agreement with a worldwide leader in video content. TNT Series offers Flow customers their familiar, favorite shows and movies from the past, and also introduces some of the most compelling content being produced today” C&W's Consumer Group President, John Reid, commenting on FLOW Jamaica's plans to launch the TNT Series CWC (Cable and Wireless Communications) isn't going to let a little thing like Digicel Play put them on replay, Zedenya style. They've now partnered with TNT (Turner Network Television) to bring the binge-worthy TNT Series to FLOW Jamaica by Friday February 12th 2016 as the War of the Cable TV providers heats up. Subscribers to FLOW Jamaica will now know what the 34 million subscribers in the US of A love about th...
Why Digicel Play 10,000 Subscribers spells trouble for FLOW Jamaica
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Why Digicel Play 10,000 Subscribers spells trouble for FLOW Jamaica

“We are very excited and encouraged by the feedback we are getting from customers who have been enjoying super fast streaming and the best picture quality in cable TV in Jamaica – as well as cool features like pause, forward and rewind of live TV, multi-screen and picture in picture.  We would like to thank them for being a part of the Digicel Play family and encourage them to keep the feedback coming” CEO for Digicel Play for the Caribbean and Central America, John Suranyi, commenting on achieving the milestone of 10,000 subscribers Digicel Play is pressing that Replay button, Rihanna Style! This as they've just achieved a noteworthy milestone of 10,000 subscribers. Digicel Play achieved this incredible subscriber growth after only 1 month since officially launching in the Jamaic...
How Flow Jamaica Merry Up Christmas promotion plans to Awaken The Force
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How Flow Jamaica Merry Up Christmas promotion plans to Awaken The Force

“We are very excited to be kicking off this new campaign which incorporates our mission to put our customers as the centre of all we do. As this is the Christmas season, we will be seeking to elevate the feelings of celebration and merrymaking associated by offering the most needed  commodity at this time of year – cash” Flow Jamaica’s Head of Marketing and Products Carlo Redwood commenting on their “Merry UP Christmas” promotion On Sunday November 15th 2015 FLOW Jamaica has launched their Merry Up Christmas promotion. This was a few days before Digicel had launched their Merry Millions Promotions in which they revealed their Digicel DL910. As I’d pointed out, this which hints at other models and great sales to come for the DL800 and DL900 as predicted in Digicel DL910 reve...