SOURCE: Cable and Wireless Communications

Cable and Wireless Communications

February 04, 2016 13:28 ET

Flow Sports Up Close and Personal at the 50th Super Bowl

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Feb 4, 2016) -  In yet another exciting move for sports fans, Flow announced today that it is now a designated International Broadcaster for the 2016 NFL Super Bowl. As a result, the Company's Flow Sports network will give fans special access to reports and updates from Super Bowl Week, including coverage of all the exciting events surrounding one of the biggest sporting events on the planet.

The Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers will compete in this year's Super Bowl, which is set to take place in Santa Clara, California on February 7, 2016, and will mark the 50th anniversary of the professional American football championship. It is also the first global event being covered by Flow Sports -- one of the select few media houses granted approval for media access at the event.

"It is a great privilege to have an opportunity to participate in the biggest annual American sporting event," said John Reid, President of Cable and Wireless' Consumer Group. "Our production team is thrilled to be on location, and it's going to be a fun week for our customers, who will enjoy an in-depth and behind the scene Super Bowl experience," said Reid.

Presenter Syreeta Stracey and the Flow Sports team will spend the entire week covering the build-up events, including Super Bowl Opening Media Night; Super Bowl City; NFL Experience; and Party with A Purpose/Taste of The NFL. Viewers will also have access to interviews, insights, predictions, analysis, breaking news, plus a front row seat to some of the host city's most sizzling events leading up to the epic kick off.

Flow Sports will package and showcase the interviews beginning on February 2nd, leading up to kick-off on February 7th

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 $2.4bn, 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 video services. It has leading market positions in Mobile, Fixed Line, Broadband and Video 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 48,000 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 7,200 employees serving over 6.3 million customers (Mobile 4.1m; Fixed Line 1.1m; Video 465k and Broadband 680k) 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, please visit: www.cwc.com.