Cable & Wireless

Key Facts:

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  • Revenue: $2.3 billion1
  • 1.9 million homes passed2
  • 948,000 fixed-line customers
  • 1.6 million service subscribers (RGUs)2:
    • 387,000 video subscribers, of which 375,000 are enhanced video subscribers. Enhanced video services include additional channels, premium channels, and SVoD.
    • 594,000 broadband internet subscribers.
    • 610,000 telephony subscribers.
  • 3.5 million mobile subscribers

Cable & Wireless Communications

On May 16, 2016, Liberty Global completed the acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (“C&W”). C&W joined the LiLAC Group, which already comprises our marquis operations in Chile and Puerto Rico, creating a consumer and business-to-business communications powerhouse in the region.

Cable & Wireless Communications is a full service communications and entertainment provider and delivers market-leading basic and enhanced video, broadband internet and fixed-line telephony to 1.6 million service subscribers (RGUs)2 represented by 948,000 customers2 as well as mobile voice and data services to 3.5 million mobile subscribers as of September 30, 2017. In addition, through its business division, C&W provides data center hosting, domestic and international managed network services, and customized IT service solutions, utilizing cloud technology to serve business and government customers. 

C&W also operates a state-of-the-art submarine fiber network – the most extensive in the region – connecting over 40 markets.

C&W primarily operates under the consumer brands Flow, Mas Movil, and BTC which are located in the Caribbean, Panama and Bahamas, respectively.

Cable & Wireless Communications Pie Chart

RGUs per Customer Relationship: 1.7

1Revenue is presented as annualized results for the nine months ended September 30, 2017.

2During September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused significant damage to our operations in Puerto Rico, as well as certain geographies within C&W, resulting in disruptions to our telecommunications services within these islands. The homes passed and subscriber counts for Puerto Rico and the impacted markets within C&W reflect the pre-hurricane homes passed and subscriber counts as of August 31, 2017 as we are still in the process of assessing the impacts of the hurricanes on our networks and subscriber counts in these markets.