LIME: an acronym for ‘Landline, Internet, Mobile, Entertainment’, is a communications provider owned by the British based Cable & Wireless Communications PLC operating in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados,British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica,Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Turks & Caicos in the Caribbean.The company formed from the integrated businesses of Cable & Wireless in the Caribbean which adopted the LIME name on 3 November 2008. LIME operates as the native incumbent telecommunications service providers in many of the islands where they reside.The company also operated mobile telecommunications under the bmobile brand from 2003 until rebranding them as LIME in 2008. Competitors include Digicel (largest mobile competitor) and Columbus Communications (brand name Flow).Cable & Wireless Communications, LIME’s parent company also owns a 49% share in TSTT in Trinidad & Tobago and a 49% share in BaTelCo in The Bahamas. GSM-850 (GPRS).
Digicel: Digicel is a mobile phone network provider operating in 33 markets across the Caribbean, Central America, and Oceania regions. The company is owned by the Irish billionaire Denis O’Brien, is incorporated in Bermuda, and based inJamaica. It has about 13 million wireless users.As of 2014, Digicel’s markets comprise: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba,Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands,Curaçao, Dominica, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe,Montserrat, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Myanmar, Nauru, Panama,Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos, and Vanuatu.