SOURCE: Cable and Wireless Communications

Cable and Wireless Communications

September 11, 2015 18:00 ET

FLOW Scores Touchdown With the NFL Sunday Ticket

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2015) - NFL fans across the Caribbean have scored a big win with Flow. C&W Communications, which operates both the LIME and Flow brands, has secured a five-year agreement to offer various NFL assets including NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL Network and NFL RedZone for its cable TV line-up across the region. Fans of the NFL will also be able to watch LIVE regular season games on Flow TV.

Beginning with the 2015 NFL season, Flow customers across the Caribbean will have access to the NFL action on NFL Network, NFL RedZone and on NFL Sunday Ticket through various programing packages. Flow TV will also broadcast popular NFL programmes including NFL Hard Knocks, America's Game, Road to the Playoffs and Road to the Super Bowl.  

Commenting on the partnership, John Reid, President of C&W's Consumer Group said, "this is another example of how we are working with our international partners to secure exciting content for our customers across the Caribbean. "Not only will NFL fans have access to games, they will be able to view NFL action across multiple platforms, including Flow TV and on their smart devices", Reid added. 

NFL's Vice President of International Media, Michael Markovich, stated "We are pleased to partner with a leading provider in the Caribbean to provide our fans with increased access to NFL content across multiple platforms and we look forward to continuing to develop a mutually beneficial and longstanding partnership."

Flow is introducing an early bird special with flexible payment options for NFL Sunday Ticket, making access easier for customers. NFL Sunday Ticket features up to 13 different high definition games live each Sunday. NFL Network and NFL RedZone will be available at no extra cost within the basic and extended basic packages, respectively. NFL RedZone produced by NFL Network, whips around every NFL game on Sunday afternoons, delivering the touchdowns and most exciting moments as they happen and in high definition. When a team goes inside the 20-yard line, fans see the crucial plays live. The channel keeps fans up-to-date in real time, switching from game to game with live look-ins, highlights and a chance to see every important play. 

In addition, Flow will introduce a variety of exciting promotions including a chance to attend a live NFL regular season game as it launches the partnership across the region.

The NFL will be broadcast on Flow in Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and the Turks & Caicos.

About Cable & Wireless Communications:

Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) is a full service communications and entertainment provider, operating in the Caribbean and Latin America. With annual sales of over $2.4 billion, it operates both mobile and fixed networks, supported by submarine and terrestrial optical fibre backhaul capacity. Through the acquisition of Columbus International Inc. on 31 March 2015, CWC now delivers superior high-speed mobile data, broadband and TV/video services. It has leading market positions in Mobile, Fixed Line, Broadband and TV consumer offers.

Through its business division, CWC provides data centre hosting, domestic and international managed network services, and customised IT service solutions, utilising cloud technology to serve business and government customers. 
The company also operates a state-of-the-art subsea fibre optic cable network that spans more than 42,000 km -- the most extensive in the region -- as well as 38,000 km of terrestrial fibre providing wholesale and carrier backhaul capacity.

CWC has more than 7,500 employees serving over 6 million customers (Mobile 3.8m; Fixed Line 1.1m ; TV 430k and Broadband 650k ) as well as over 125k corporate clients across 42 countries. The Company's leading brands include; LIME and Flow in the Caribbean; BTC in The Bahamas; Mas Movil in Panama; C&W Business and C&W Networks. CWC is the market leader in most products offered and territories served. It is a major contributor to local communities through its corporate social responsibility programmes.

Cable & Wireless Communications' shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker CWC. The company is headquartered in London with its operational hub located in Miami, within close proximity to the Caribbean and Latin America. For more information visit: http://www.cwc.com