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Cable & Wireless Reports Preliminary Q3 2017 Results

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Cable & Wireless Reports Preliminary Q3 2017 Results Return to RGU Growth with 20,000 Adds; Rebased Revenue Growth1 +1% 165,000 New Build / Upgrades YTD & Hurricane Recovery Underway   MIAMI, FL – November 2, 2017 – Cable & Wireless Communications Limited (“C&W”) is a leading telecommunications operator in its consumer markets, which are predominantly located in the Caribbean and Latin America, providing entertainment, information and communication services to 3.5 million mobile, 0.4 million television, 0.6 million internet and 0.6 million fixed-line telephony subscribers2. In addition, C&W delivers B2B services and provides wholesale services over its sub-sea and terrestrial networks that connect over 40 markets across the region.  Liberty Global’s Acquisition of C&W On May 16, 2016, a subsidiary of Liberty Global acquired C&W (the “Liberty Global Transaction”). Revenue and subscriber statistics have been presented herein using Liberty Global’s definitions for all periods presented unless otherwise noted. Further adjustments to…

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INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS JOIN FORCES WITH C&W FOR HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORTS

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PREMIER LEAGUE PLEDGES $100K, DONATION DRIVE AT 50% OF TARGET MIAMI, FL – September 29, 2017 – Just one week after the launch of the Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation to provide relief to Caribbean countries devastated by recent hurricanes, major local, regional and international partners are joining the call for support.  One of the first to respond was the Premier League with a donation of US$100,000.

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SHELTERBOX, ROTARY INTERNATIONAL NAMED AS FIRST PARTNERS OF THE CABLE & WIRELESS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

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MIAMI, FL – September 27, 2017 – C&W Communications (C&W), a Liberty Global company, today announced the first two partner organizations – ShelterBox and Rotary International1 – of the newly formed Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation to execute immediate relief and recovery activities in the countries affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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Cable and Wireless Charitable Foundation Established; Donates US$500K Towards Hurricane Relief & Recovery

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The crisis that is facing the region as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, as well as the threat of other seasonal hurricanes, has made it necessary for us to rethink the way we respond to humanitarian emergencies. The sad fact is that today in the markets we serve, there are families, women and children living without shelter, food and water. They need our help and they need it now. I’ve heard from many of you over the past week and what has shone through, is the desire to help. Of course we’ve done a lot with the expertise we’re deploying, the supplies we’re airlifting into affected countries, and the support we’re providing to affected customers through, for example free calls, but there’s always more we can do.

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C&W Networks WINS worldwide innovation award for wholesale SERVICE

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First-time recognition for leading the industry’s most innovative and successful project partnerships between operators and vendors.   MIAMI, FL – June 15, 2017 – C&W Networks, part of C&W Communications (C&W), was recently recognized for outstanding industry leadership in wholesale service innovation as it won the Wholesale Service Innovation worldwide award category in the Global Telecom Business (GTB) Telecoms Innovation Awards 2017 in London. C&W Networks, which provides world-leading wholesale telecommunications products and services to over 40 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America, was chosen from a group of prestigious companies for providing exceptional value-added solutions to an enterprise customer, in the banking industry, that operates throughout the North American region.

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WAN Summit 2017: Uniting Technology and Business

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On April 3rd and 4th, New York will host the WAN Summit, now in its fourth year, and will be bringing together companies and service providers to take a closer look at WAN market drivers and technologies. C&W Networks is pleased to be one of the event’s lead sponsors. Important IT trends, such as cloud services, virtualization, collaboration, and big data are impacting the evolution of enterprise WAN, including the migration of applications to the cloud, the limitations of the public Internet, and the impact of networking problems on application performance. Although many conferences touch upon these topics, no other event focuses on exploring the most significant trends that will impact CIOs, IT directors, network architects, and network managers in the years to come. WAN Summit 2017 will unite corporate WAN strategists and service provider executives to discuss common challenges, gain new perspectives, and build business relationships with potential suppliers,…

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Capacity Latam 2017: Transforming the Telecommunications Industry

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C&W Networks will be taking part in this year’s Capacity Latam Conference, the most important event for the wholesale telecommunications industry in Latin America.  On March 28 and 29, we’ll be attending this prestigious event in Rio de Janeiro as an associate sponsor. We’re eager to engage with other telecom professionals and discuss the major trends in our industry. Over the years, Capacity Latam has evolved into a can’t-miss opportunity for decision makers active in the region’s wholesale telecommunications community. C&W Networks’ senior-level executives will be representing the company and presenting the benefits of working with the company that has established itself as a leader in Latin America, a position further strengthened following its acquisition by Liberty Global. Conference attendees will get a firsthand look at the company’s latest solutions and the technologies we’ll be focusing on this year. They’ll see why C&W is among the best in the industry,…

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John Reid Confirmed as CEO of Cable & Wireless

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John Reid has been confirmed as Chief Executive Officer of C&W Communications effective November 7, 2016. C&W serves 18 countries and is one of the largest full service telecommunications and entertainment providers in the Caribbean and Latin America. The Company was recently acquired by Liberty Global plc ”Liberty Global”, the world’s largest international TV and broadband company. “This is a time of meaningful change and development for C&W, and I am excited for the expertise and continuity that John brings to this growing region,” said Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global. Reid is tasked with aligning the former UK-based company with Liberty’s Latin America and Caribbean (“LiLAC Group”) division, while strengthening the Company’s growth opportunities, in particular triple-play, mobile data and fixed-mobile convergence, and seizing on the significant business-to-business and wholesale opportunities in the region. “I am honored to lead C&W Communications into the next phase of our development. I…

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C&W Networks Wins Wholesale Service Provider of the Year and Service Innovation of the Year Awards at MEF Excellence Awards 2016

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C&W Networks, is excited to announce winning the Wholesale Service Provider of the Year Award (CALA) and Service Innovation of the Year Award (CALA) at the annual MEF Excellence Awards, 2016 Dinner. The event is part of the MEF16 global networking conference, held at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland. C&W Networks was recognized for their leadership in the development and delivery of regional and wholesale Third Network/Carrier Ethernet services, as well as excellence in service innovation, service orchestration, marketing, and network modernization across the Caribbean and Latin America region. The MEF Excellence Awards program is the largest awards program in the world focused on advanced Carrier Ethernet services and emerging Third Network services powered by CE 2.0, LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), NFV and SDN networking technologies. The judging panel for the MEF Excellence Awards was comprised of global and regional senior analysts from ATLANTIC-ACM, Current Analysis, Frost & Sullivan,…

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C&W Networks Wins Fourth Consecutive Best Caribbean Wholesale Carrier Award

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C&W Networks, again won the Best Caribbean Wholesale Carrier award on November 8 at the 12th Global Carrier Awards in Paris. The award recognizes C&W Networks’ innovation in new service technology, excellence in customer experience and leadership in the wholesale telecoms market across the Caribbean region. The Global Carrier Awards have become the most prestigious awards among the wholesale telecoms industry by celebrating innovation, excellence and vision and setting the benchmark for performance throughout the marketplace. The awards were independently judged by a panel of over 20 judges, which includes leading analysts, industry experts and the senior editorial team of Capacity magazine. The judging panel was carefully selected to cover a wide range of market areas and regions and were aided by a new scoring system, which was refined for 2014 to ensure that the shortlisting and winners decisions remained objective and transparent. This year’s submissions attracted a record number…

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