C&W Communications named Official Telecommunications Provider for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024


C&W Communications named Official Telecommunications Provider for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024

  • Official and Exclusive Telecommunications Provider in the Caribbean

C&W Communications has been proudly announced as the Official and Exclusive Telecommunications Provider in the Caribbean for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. 

A pinnacle event in the cricketing calendar, the event partnership will see C&W Communications deploy innovative telecommunications services and support to ensure seamless connectivity and communication throughout the tournament in the Caribbean.

“We have a long and proud association with cricket in the Caribbean and we are thrilled to be named Official and Exclusive Telecommunications Provider. This partnership not only highlights our dedication to delivering cutting-edge telecommunications solutions but also underscores our commitment to supporting premier sporting events in the region, as we recently did with the BTC World Relays in The Bahamas,” said Inge Smidts, Chief Executive Officer, C&W Communications.

Part of the Liberty Latin America group of companies, C&W Communications is the leading entertainment and communications provider in the Caribbean with operations in twenty markets with the brands Flow, Flow Business, C&W Business and BTC.

“Our team is eager to leverage our expertise to enhance connectivity and enrich the overall experience for all participants, fans, media, and stakeholders of the World Cup. Our commitment to keeping our communities connected to the moments that matter most is at the heart of everything we do, and this partnership further solidifies our dedication to fostering sportsmanship, camaraderie, and the pursuit of excellence,” added Smidts.

C&W Business will provide internet connectivity services for the tournament’s official Media Hub at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre in Barbados, the host venue for the final.

This first-of-its-kind remote media hub for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will feature minimum 200Mbps download/upload speeds and can facilitate 200 travelling journalists from around the world who will be able use the hub as a central location for the tournament where they can view all tournament matches and participate in a full-range of in-stadia media activities.

Meanwhile, Flow has been announced as the presenting partner for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Volunteer Programme in the Caribbean.

More than 900 volunteers from across the West Indies will participate in the Volunteer Programme, which will serve as a cornerstone for supporting various aspects of the tournament including hospitality, logistics, and fan engagement.

“Cricket possesses immense power to unite people and the strategic partnership between ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 and Flow allows us to do this, as we aim to develop the sport of cricket across the Caribbean and partner with Corporate Caribbean and other stakeholders,” said Fawwaz Baksh, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Tournament Director.

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup blasts off on June 1 with the tournament’s first match featuring the United States taking on Canada at the Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium in Dallas, Texas, while the final is set for June 29 at the historic Kensington Oval in Barbados.

About C&W Communications

C&W is a full-service communications and entertainment provider and delivers market-leading video, broadband, telephony, and mobile services to consumers in more than twenty markets. Through its business division, C&W provides data centre hosting, domestic and international managed network services, and customized IT service solutions, utilizing cloud technology to serve business and government customers.

C&W also operates a state-of-the-art submarine fibre network – the most extensive in the region.

Learn more at www.cwc.com, or follow C&W on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter

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