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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 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...