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Quick facts

All numbers below as at 31 March 2014 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

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.

We also own the leading telecoms operator in the Seychelles, Cable & Wireless Seychelles, which is managed independently from our other businesses as it is outsiode of our core geography.  

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

Market leadership

10
Market leader in 10 of 15 mobile markets
14
Market leader in 14 of 14 fixed line markets
14
Market leader in 14 of 15 broadband markets

Services provided

Mobile & mobile data services
Broadband
Fixed line services
At home
Between nations
At work
In the community

Our customers

3.7m
Mobile
1.1m
Fixed line
388, 000
Broadband

Key financials

US$1.9bn
Revenue
US$608m
EBITDA
US$95m
Total operating profit

Revenue by region

US$1.045bn
55%
Caribbean
US$591m
31%
Panama

Revenue from Monaco Telecom (now sold) and joint venture businesses is excluded

Other metrics

3,977
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