CWC increases Guernsey broadband speed

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Cable & Wireless Communications' (CWC) Guernsey business has more than doubled the island's top download speed for fixed broadband.

CWC owns the only broadband network on Guernsey and provides internet on a wholesale basis to a number of internet service providers including its own Sure brand.

The new service provides homes and businesses with download speeds of up to 40 megabits per second (mbps), with an upload speed of up to 2 mbps. The previous top download speed available on the island was 16 mbps.

CWC upgraded its network to VDSL technology in order to launch the new service which is currently available to around three quarters of island homes and businesses and is being rolled-out across the island.

Sure is the leading broadband supplier on Guernsey. CWC increased broadband revenue in Guernsey by 6% in the 2011/12 financial year.

About Cable & Wireless Communications
Cable & Wireless Communications is a global full-service communications business. We operate leading communications businesses through four regional units – the Caribbean, Panama, Macau and Monaco & Islands. Our services include mobile, broadband and domestic and international fixed line services in most of our markets as well as pay-TV, data centre and hosting, carrier and managed service solutions. Our operations are focused on providing our customers – consumers, businesses, governments – with world-class service. We are the market leader in most products we offer and territories we serve. For more information visit www.cwc.com.

About Sure
Sure, the brand for Cable & Wireless Communications' services in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man, is leading the introduction of choice for telecom customers supported by an ongoing commitment to quality, value and customer care in all areas of service.

Our offering includes mobile, broadband and fixed line services for consumers as well as advanced internet, hosting, security and international services for business customers.

Being a good corporate citizen is of paramount importance us. From supporting local charities to staging events islanders can be part of, we take pride in our active involvement in the communities in which we operate.

For more information, please visit: www.surecw.com.