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Tag Archives: monopoly

  1. Are Water Authority and Light & Power as sole suppliers seeing numbered days? Only Industry Minister knows for sure…

    A Cabinet minister hints that the few entities considered as monopolies may have numbered days, this while he praised the raising of knowledge and awareness on Competition Law and Policy, which is the focus at a CARIFORUM workshop at the Savannah Beach Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church. He said the seminar is appropriate as Barbados ensures […]

    July 24, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. DIGICEL WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT BY ST. LUCIA NTRC OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON Lime/Flow MERGER

    Digicel confirmed its strong support for the announcement by the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of St. Lucia (‘St. Lucia NTRC‘) of a public consultation process in relation to the merger between Cable and Wireless Communications (‘LIME‘) and FLOW / Columbus Communications Inc. (‘FLOW‘). The St. Lucia NTRC has invited members of the public / all […]

    May 10, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  3. LIME MONOPOLISES FLOW – Cable and Wireless Communications PLC (CWC) AGREES TO ACQUIRE COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL INC. TO ACCELERATE GROWTH STRATEGY & DELIVER SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Cable and Wireless Communications PLC (CWC) has reached a conditional agreement to acquire Columbus International Inc. The proposed acquisition, valued at US $3.025 billion will enable the combined company to significantly accelerate their growth strategy, improve service delivery to customers in the region, offer customers a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality products and services, and strengthen […]

    November 6, 2014Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. DIGICEL COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF SUBMARINE FIBRE ASSETS ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN

    Digicel has received the required approvals from Government and regulatory authorities with regard to its purchase of a submarine fibre network across the Caribbean region from the Guadeloupe-based Loret Group and Caribbean Fibre Holdings and the transaction is now complete, it was announced today. The completion of the deal marks another major step in Digicel’s […]

    September 14, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  5. As Barbadians cope with high Energy Bills, Dominica and now Grenada under new expansionist plan? Light & Power Holdings confirms intent to acquire interest in Grenada Electricity Services Ltd. (GRENLEC)

    Light & Power Holdings of Barbados (LPH) confirms that it is in discussions with WRB Enterprises Ltd. of Tampa, Florida, to acquire WRB’s interest in Grenada Electricity Services Ltd. (GRENLEC). This confirmation follows a similar announcement regarding LPH’s intent to acquire WRB’s interest in Dominica Electricity Services (DOMLEC). Although neither transaction has been concluded, LPH […]

    January 4, 2013Business, TechnologyNo comments