Tag: Cable & Wireless

Third undersea cable pointless, says C&W

Third undersea cable pointless, says C&W

| 31/08/2020 | 79 Comments

(CNS): Cable & Wireless, part of the consortium of members that use and operate the existing undersea telecommunications cables that keep the Cayman Islands connected to the rest of the world, has said that plans by government to sink a third undersea cable are unnecessary. Even if there was a five-fold increase in communication traffic […]

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Flow closing WB shop

Flow closing WB shop

| 05/08/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Flow has announced the closure of its store at Heritage Square in West Bay, as the once leading local telecommunications company shrinks its footprint in Cayman even further. In the notice about the store’s closure, which was texted to customers and posted on social media, Flow claimed it was closing the shop to improve […]

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Flow battles latest IT problems in Miami

Flow battles latest IT problems in Miami

| 26/05/2016 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Local telecommunications provider Flow was re-routing internet traffic Thursday morning after a physical fibre cut in Miami in the early hours of Wednesday morning caused an internet outage. Officials said that traffic was re-routed automatically to the secondary backup circuit but traffic was impacted through yesterday and today. Local users reported to CNS that […]

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More fines coming for telecoms firms

More fines coming for telecoms firms

| 23/05/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The Information and Communication Authority has said that it cannot yet reveal the names of telecommunication firms that have been fined for breaches of the law and regulations surrounding the sector, but said more fines are expected as investigations continue. The minister with responsibility for communications recently revealed that the regulator had issued its […]

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C&W now subject to immigration enquiry

C&W now subject to immigration enquiry

| 13/05/2016 | 76 Comments

(CNS): Following news this week that the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) had raised concerns about the legal status of the Cable & Wireless CEO here in Cayman, the immigration department has confirmed that it has opened an investigation. Garfield Wong, the deputy chief immigration officer who has responsibility for enforcement, told CNS Thursday […]

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ICTA probes C&W head’s right to work

ICTA probes C&W head’s right to work

| 11/05/2016 | 102 Comments

(CNS): Allegations that local telecommunications company Cable & Wireless (Cayman Islands) Ltd has been misleading the immigration department over its senior management team were given credibility Wednesday when the Information and Communications Technology Authority issued a statement asking for the current CEO’s replacement with a person who is “legally resident in the country”. The telecoms […]

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ICTA gets tough on licensees

ICTA gets tough on licensees

| 06/05/2016 | 20 Comments

(CNS): For the first time since the regulator was established, the Information and Communications Authority (ICTA) has issued a fine to one of its licensees for breaching the rules regarding 911 outages. Cable and Wireless paid a $75,000 fine for failing to notify ICTA of an outage on its service that impacted access to 911. […]

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