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Utility regulator OfReg lacks the legal expertise to address the controversies and challenges around infrastructure sharing in the telecommunications industry, the Public Accounts Committee heard last week.
An employer whose company has been before the courts since 2008 on pension charges had another company mentioned this week for charges of a similar nature.
C3 Pure Fibre has launched Whole Home WiFi in partnership with Plume. The new offering includes Plume SuperPods, which fit into electrical wall outlets to spread the internet from a modem to all areas of the home.
The year 2018 was an eventful one for the Cayman Islands.
The telecommunications company C3 has filed for judicial review against an Immigration Department decision to execute a search warrant on its premises and seize some of the company’s property, including a laptop computer.
After facing a nearly $1.5 million operating deficit in 2017, the Utility Regulation and Competition Office, known as OfReg, is pushing for a number of fee increases across the sectors it regulates.
The telecommunications company C3 has stopped airing World Cup games after a brief legal dispute with Logic, the company that owns the exclusive rights to broadcast the tournament in Cayman.
Rival cable companies will be forced to black out television channels carrying coverage of the World Cup football tournament, which starts next week, broadcast rights holder Logic has confirmed.
Television regulators consider it “futile” to attempt to enforce a licensing requirement for cable companies to provide a “free-to-air” public channel.
Local internet and TV provider C3 has appointed Martin Bould as CEO. Mr. Bould will head the expansion of the C3 footprint in Cayman, the company said in a press release.
Tuesday’s phone and Internet outage, caused by a lightning strike that affected an underwater cable connecting Cayman to the digital world, has regulators with the Information and Communications Technology Authority worried about the country’s telecom infrastructure.
At least two Internet companies in the Cayman Islands are now preventing customers from streaming movies, television and other content not licensed for broadcasting in the Cayman Islands.