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Flow-ing as usual

Flow-ing as usual

It is business as usual at Columbus Barbados, despite the acquisition of the company by Cable & Wireless. And while Columbus is pushing ahead with its plans, it is also moving to assuage public concern about the deal. Barbados TODAY’S Senior Reporter Carol Williams yesterday spoke with Columbus’ managing director Niall Sheehy.  What prompted Columbus’ […]

C&W shareholders on board with merger

C&W shareholders on board with merger

It may not have the blessing of regional regulators and even consumers at this stage, but shareholders of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), the parent company of LIME, today voted overwhelmingly in favour of the merger with Columbus International Inc., operator of the consumer brand, Flow. Following the November 4, 2014 announcement of the telecommunications […]

LIME steps back

LIME has abandoned a controversial plan to start charging customers for printed bills from the beginning of next year. In a statement issued this morning, LIME Caribbean chief executive officer Marin Roos said the company would continue free paper bills beyond January 1 for “those who prefer this traditional method”. He said the decision not […]

PM wants takeover explanation for public

PM wants takeover explanation for public

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has urged the management of Cable & Wireless Communications and Columbus International Inc. to explain their proposed merger to customers and do what is in the best interest of the public. He offered the suggestion recently as he met with the Chief Executive Officer of C&W Philip Bentley, Chief Executive Officer of […]

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