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Quick facts

All numbers below as at 31 March 2013 unless otherwise indicated.

Cable & Wireless Communications has its roots in a number of companies founded in Great Britain in the 1870s.

Board

Chairman
Sir Richard Lapthorne CBE
Chief Executive
Phil Bentley
Chief Financial Officer
Tim Pennington

Regional operations

Caribbean, Panama, Monaco and Seychelles, with an office in Miami and headquarters in London.

In the Caribbean we operate in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Turks & Caicos Islands.

In addition Cable & Wireless Communications owns a minority stake (49%) in Telecommunications Services of Trinidad & Tobago (TSTT), the leading telecoms group in that country.

In Panama we are a market leader in every sense, offering mobile, broadband and fixed line services. We are the major player in a significant – and growing – market with more than 1.8 million mobile customers representing more than 50% market share.

Our Monaco business, Monaco Telecom, has an international business, Monaco Telecom International, which has a joint venture holding in Roshan, the biggest mobile operator in Afghanistan.

Additionally, Cable & Wireless Communications also has a minority stake in Solomon Telekom (Solomon Islands).

Market leadership

10
Market leader in 10 of 16 mobile markets
15
Market leader in 15 of 15 fixed line markets
15
Market leader in 15 of 16 broadband markets

Services provided

Mobile & mobile data services
High-speed broadband
Fixed line services
Entertainment
Wholesale services
Managed Services & Social Telecoms

Our customers

3.4m
Mobile
1.1m
Fixed line
366, 000
Broadband

Key financials

US$1.9bn
Revenue
US$589m
EBITDA
US$178m
Total operating profit

Revenue by region

US$1.12bn
58%
Caribbean
US$586m
30%
Panama
US$236m
12%
Monaco

Revenue from joint venture businesses is excluded

Other metrics

5,349
Employees
Share price
listed in London

Media contacts

Lachlan Johnston
Brand & Communications Director
Tel: +44 (0)20 7315 4006
Mob: +44 (0) 7800 021 405

Steve Smith
Head of Internal & External Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 207 315 4070
Mob: +44 (0) 7785 778 375