Columbus is an International Business Corporation (IBC) incorporated in the Fall of 2004 under the Companies Act of Barbados. Its shares are privately held. Columbus is a diversified telecommunications company whose core business is providing cable television services‚ high speed internet access‚ digital telephony and corporate data services (retail) and‚ through the deployment and operation of an undersea and terrestrial fiber optic cable network, providing telecom capacity and IP services to large international telecom carriers, internet service providers and other value added service providers (wholesale). It operates in 27 countries throughout the greater Caribbean, Andean and Central America region.
Although a relatively new telecommunications player, Columbus has made significant inroads during its short history (see Milestones). With a market presence in virtually every country in the region‚ Columbus provides strategic direction‚ private equity‚ capital markets expertise‚ technical and network architecture design‚ marketing support and general management oversight to each of its subsidiaries. Columbus’ long–term strategy is to enable its operating subsidiaries to revolutionize the telecommunications industry. Columbus’ subsidiaries provide a wide array of high quality‚ cutting–edge products and services such as digital video‚ high speed internet‚ clear channel capacity, data center and disaster recovery services, IP‚ co-location, and telephony.
As the Company continues to build critical mass and market reach, it is being positioned as the alternative provider of choice to the legacy telecommunications systems that currently dominate the region. Always adhering to a “build it once, build it right” philosophy, Columbus is committed to the construction of a world–class technical infrastructure and systems that are technically superior to its competitors. Our mission is short and simple…”Don’t predict the future, enable it.”Follow @BrendanPaddick