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What's Trending: Cable & Wireless to buy Columbus

Added 06 November 2014

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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........

 

 

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