Cable & Wireless VP meets with Minister Hughes


Sub Sea Systems, Cable & Wireless Networks (C&W), a company which operates throughout the greater Caribbean, Central America and Andean regions has signalled an interest in investing in Guyana’s Telecommunications sector.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Public Telecommunications on Friday, the company’s Vice President, Mr. Dennis Waters, paid a courtesy call on Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes, on Thursday, March 22.

The statement noted that Mr. Dennis took the opportunity to present his company’s plans for potential investment in Guyana’s Telecommunications sector.

“The Sub Sea cable expert expressed C&W’s interest and confidence in Guyana and the immense potential the country currently has for creating a vibrant, competitive telecommunications industry,” the Ministry said.

It was disclosed that C&W is currently laying the groundwork for ‘serious investments’ such as a new local submarine network, and that the company has already engaged a local partner.

Cable and Wireless has been a steady supplier of telecommunications services across the Caribbean since before the 1980’s.

Mr. Waters expressed pleasure that the Guyana government is moving ahead with the liberalization of the telecommunications sector.

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