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The Nation’s Online Editor Sherrylyn Toppin looks at What’s Trending today in Barbados.
Online readers have been reacting to the decision by Cable & Wireless Communications to buy Columbus International.
Cable & Wireless Communications is the parent company of LIME, while Columbus International operates Flow.
Many Barbadians had been making the switch from LIME to Flow which has been providing fibre-based services for telephone, internet and television.
Here are some of the readers’ responses.
Jason Prescod: Back to the dark ages.
Elie Knaizeh: But how can the FTC allow this deal to go through? Why don’t we have regulators???
Alexander Newton: This is a legit nightmare...
Kevin Haynes: Business, business, business, if you can’t beat your competitors buy them out.
Gibson Jethro: Not good news for consumers.
Nicholas Griffith: Well for one LIME will improve the quality in product. Let’s not be fastband; see if they keep those prices low.
Andrea Hagley-Arthur: Is anybody surprised!!!!
Julian Lovell Summers: Ha I know Flow glad........