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Caribbean

Starlink to supply Royal Caribbean cruise ships

Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband by satellite internet service is looking to connect Royal Caribbean cruise ships with access for passengers and crew. The outline agreement will see Starlink provide an experimental service initially. However, the more modern Royal Caribbean vessels are already equipped with satellite-based internet services from SES and its O3b Networks subsidiary. SES […]

June 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

STN Video renews MLB deal

STN Video has announced the multi-year extension of their exclusive video content distribution agreement with Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball. STN is the select partner for every major sports league in the US and Canada, bringing their official premium sports video and brand to the top digital publishers in both countries. In addition […]

April 13, 2022

C&W brings Paramount+ to Caribbean

Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount, has announced an alliance with C&W Communications, the communications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean, to bring its content exclusively to subscribers of Flow and BTC video services in more than 15 new markets including Anguilla, The Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts […]

March 29, 2022

Forecast: 1.3bn 5G connections by YE22

After three full years of growth, global wireless 5G adoption has reached the rapid acceleration phase, having exceeded a half-billion connections by the end of 2021 and forecast to reach 1.3 billion by the end of this year according to data from Omdia, reports 5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G […]

March 24, 2022

Digicel extends partnership with Extreme E

Extreme E, the electric off-road racing series, has extended its partnership with Digicel to broadcast live racing action, plus highlight shows and docu-series, across the Caribbean. The series will be shown on Digicel’s channels on Sportsmax 1 and 2 and content will be available in 24 countries throughout the region.Extreme E features electric SUVs competing […]

March 22, 2022

Anuvu raises $50m

Anuvu, the new name for the in-flight connectivity business previously known as Global Eagle, has raised $50 million (€44.2m) to fund what they describe as a small batch of geostationary satellites. Global Eagle was rescued out of bankruptcy protection in March 2021 and renamed Anuvu with the new business ordering two satellites out of a […]

December 3, 2021By Chris Forrester

BT Sport to air Hero Caribbean Premier League cricket

BT Sport has secured a multi-year agreement to broadcast every ball of the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League. The three-week cricket tournament starts on August 26th. The broadcast adds to BT Sport’s multi-year agreement to broadcast all domestic and international cricket from the West Indies, which has already seen South Africa, Australia and Pakistan tour […]

August 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Law&Crime expands across Caribbean

Law&Crime, the live trial and true crime network, has announced basic cable expansion into many of the most popular tourist spots in the Caribbean. On the heels of significant cable expansion in the US  including, among others, Verizon FiOS and Cincinnati Bell, the network has now extended its reach across the Caribbean with launches on […]

July 6, 2020