Cable & Wireless Communications

Cable & Wireless Communications

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Cable & Wireless Communications plc is a British telecommunications company with operations in the Caribbean, Panama, Macau and Monaco & Islands. The company was formed from the demerger of the retail operations from Cable & Wireless plc which was renamed Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc. It is currently listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index as of 30 March 2010. The original Cable and Wireless plc traces its history back to a number of British telegraph companies founded in the 1860s, and cites Sir John Pender as the founder. In 1869, Pender founded the Falmouth, Gibraltar and Malta Cable Company and the British Indian Submarine Telegraph Company, which connected the Anglo-Mediterranean cable to Britain and India, respectively. The London to Bombay telegraph line was completed in 1870, and in 1872 the three companies were merged with the Marseilles, Algiers and Malta Telegraph Company to form the Eastern Telegraph Company, with Pender as chairmanshow more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134934631
  • 9786134934633