Cable&Wireless LIME Jamaica lights up 100 Mbps FTTH service
Cable and Wireless Communications' (LSE: CW.L) Caribbean business LIME has officially launched its 100 Mbps residential Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service.
Initially available only in Montego Bay and St Catherine, the service provider will over time expand the network to other parts of the country.
The service will be delivered over a GPON network, which was built with equipment from vendor partner Calix (NYSE: CALX). Calix and LIME are hardly strangers as the telco had installed the vendor's C7 Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP) to deliver a mix of copper and fiber-based access services in five regions, including greater Kingston, Montego Bay, Barbados, St. Kitts and Nevis.
Eligible LIME customers can choose broadband speed packages that range from as low as 12 Mbps to 100 Mbps.
But the FTTH network isn't just about data alone. While it did not specify a timeline, CWC LIME plans to use the network as a foundation to deliver other high bandwidth services including TV sometime next year.
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