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The Sunday Brief: The State of Telecom (Part 2) – B&W (Bandwidth & Wireless)

Greetings from Nebraska, Missouri, Louisiana and Texas. There were many pictures to choose from over the past two weeks, but nothing says springtime in the bayou like a five-pound platter of crawfish. Taking out my contact lenses that night was tough (nothing like rubbing...

Liberty Global expands LatAm cable, mobile reach with $5.3B CWC deal

Liberty Global looks to bolster LatAm LiLAC platform with proposed Cable & Wireless deal International cable telecommunications provider Liberty Global is set to expand its footprint deeper into the Latin America market through a pending acquisition of U.K.-based Cable & Wireless Communications. The deal is being...

Generation Wireless: Social media message control

Social media is changing how we live on a daily basis across multiple aspects of society. At the Digital Diplomacy event I recently attended, a major point of discussion was the ease with which social media allowed non-governmental organizations and government agencies to communicate on...

How will cable MSOs deploy small cell networks

Cable MSOs can deploy small cell networks as an extension of their wholesale transport business with mobile network operators. A survey by Real Wireless earlier this year showed significant opportunity in the small-cell arena for cable multiple-system operators (MSOs). Among network providers willing to consider partners on...

Vodafone stamps authority on Cable & Wireless leadership

Vodafone has moved into the integration process of its recent $1.7 billion acquisition of Cable & Wireless, announcing today plans to de-list the company from the London Stock Exchange following the close of the acquisition and appointment of executives. Vodafone reported that current chief executive...

Vodafone gains EU approval for $1.7B C&W purchase

Vodafone moved closer to finalizing its $1.7 billion acquisition attempt of Cable & Wireless Worldwide, having this week garnered approval from the European Commission. The regulatory body noted that the proposed deal “would raise no competition concerns, as the parties' activities are largely complementary,”...

Vodafone garners shareholder approval of $1.7B Cable & Wireless deal

Vodafone said it gained shareholder approval for its $1.7 billion acquisition attempt of Cable & Wireless Worldwide, which had initially received a lukewarm reception from some C&W stakeholders. Vodafone had initially announced its acquisition plans earlier this year. Bloomberg reported that opposition from Orbis...

Vodafone to buy Cable & Wireless Worldwide for $1.7 billion

Vodafone, currently the world's second largest wireless operator, will pay $1.7 billion for Cable & Wireless Worldwide. Under the terms of the offer, Vodafone will pay 38 pence a share for CWW, representing 92% of the closing price on Feb. 10, the last business...

Vodafone granted extension for potential Cable & Wireless purchase

Cable & Wireless Worldwide said it has extended a deadline for Vodafone Group (VOD) to announce its intent to purchase C&W until March 29. The original deadline for announcing its intent was end of today. Vodafone confirmed last month that it was looking at...

Vodafone eyes Cable & Wireless purchase

Vodafone (VOD) confirmed media reports that it was looking at a potential offer to acquire Cable & Wireless Worldwide. Vodafone is currently the world’s second largest wireless operator with equity interests in more than 30 countries, including a 45% stake in Verizon Wireless, while...

Partnerships: AT&T helps medical transport; Cable & Wireless partners for study; and more

ViaSat Inc. is supplying its Edge Access Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) system to Grupo TVSA of Argentina, enabling the CATV and broadband Internet provider to offer triple play services. ViaSat is also integrating a back office application for administration, provisioning, and billing from IPVision called...

Partnerships: AT&T helps medical transport; Cable & Wireless partners for study; and more

ViaSat Inc. is supplying its Edge Access Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) system to Grupo TVSA of Argentina, enabling the CATV and broadband Internet provider to offer triple play services. ViaSat is also integrating a back office application for administration, provisioning, and billing from IPVision called...

Claro Panama launches HSPA+

Mobile operator Claro, which is part of the América Móvel group, has launched HSPA+ services in Panama. The network is currently available in Panama Metro, Colón and along the Alberto Motta highway, but the operator said that before the end of 2011, the country's...

Cable & Wireless worldwide appoints Andrew Morawski to lead Americas Business

Cable & Wireless | May 24, 2011 | Press Release New York, May 24 2011: Cable&Wireless Worldwide announced its full year results for fiscal year 2010-11 (ended 31 March 2011) today. A key highlight for the C&W Worldwide Americas business during the year was the...

Cable & Wireless worldwide appoints Andrew Morawski to lead Americas Business

Cable & Wireless | May 24, 2011 | Press Release New York, May 24 2011: Cable&Wireless Worldwide announced its full year results for fiscal year 2010-11 (ended 31 March 2011) today. A key highlight for the C&W Worldwide Americas business during the year was the...

UPDATE 1-C&W Comms to sell Bermuda ops, buy back shares

Reuters | February 23, 2011 | Adveith Nair & Paul Hoskins * Canada's Bragg Group to fund deal with cash * Deal expected to close by end-March * C&W announces share buyback of up to $100 mln LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC.L) said it would...

UPDATE 1-C&W Comms to sell Bermuda ops, buy back shares

Reuters | February 23, 2011 | Adveith Nair & Paul Hoskins * Canada's Bragg Group to fund deal with cash * Deal expected to close by end-March * C&W announces share buyback of up to $100 mln LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC.L) said it would...

Boost to telecoms service between Ja, Cuba, Venezuela

Jamaica Observer | February 16, 2011 | Alesia Edwards? OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Telecommunication between Jamaica, Venezuela and Cuba is soon to be strengthened due to the arrival of a new undersea fibre optic cable as part of an agreement between LIME's parent company...

Reality Check: 4G in the Americas: Reflections in the mirror

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reality Check column. We've gathered a group of visionaries and veterans in the mobile industry to give their insights into the marketplace.In Canada, they celebrate “Victoria Day” on the Monday closest to May 24. In the United States,...

Infrastructure awards wrap-up: Alvarion, Nortel, Alcatel-Lucent and more

The following list details this week's infrastructure awards for the cellular, Wi-Fi and WiMAX industries. The contracts are broken down by transmission technology, country and vendor. The value of the contract is included when available.WiMAX--Argentina: Alvarion Ltd. said it won a contract with Ertach...

Weekly infrastructure awards wrap-up

The following list details this week's infrastructure awards for the cellular, Wi-Fi and WiMAX industries. The contracts are broken down by transmission technology, country and vendor. The value of the contract is included when available. Cellular Austria: Mobilkom Austria Group chose Alcatel-Lucent to...

Weekly infrastructure awards wrap-up

The following list details this week's infrastructure awards for the cellular, Wi-Fi and WiMAX industries. The contracts are broken down by transmission technology, country and vendor. The value of the contract is included when available. Click here for additional infrastructure awards from RCR Wireless...

Britain’s OFCOM awards 12 low-power GSM licenses

LONDON, England—Britain’s Office of Communications has announced the winners of 6.6 megahertz of technology-neutral spectrum to be used for low-power GSM wireless services such as private networks. The Wireless Telegraphy licenses cover spectrum in the 1781.7-1785 MHz and 1876.7-1880 MHz paired bands. The dozen...

Weekly infrastructure awards wrap-up

The following list details this week's infrastructure awards for the cellular, Wi-Fi and WiMAX industries. The contracts are broken down by transmission technology, country and vendor. The value of the contract is included when available.Click here for additional infrastructure awards from RCR Wireless News.CellularBangladesh:...

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