NBC demands Flow pull channels


TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDER Columbus Communications, which operates as Flow in the Eastern Caribbean, is smarting from a demand by the US-based entertainment giant NBC-Universal to remove a number of television channels from the regional company’s cable line-up.

NBC-Universal’s demand could eventually see Flow having to stop showing between six and a dozen channels from its current line-up in the Caribbean, unless an agreement is reached soon.

But for now, the discussions continue to flow between the two companies.

“Flow remains committed to serving our customers and delivering the best quality programming,” Shelly-Ann Hee Chung, the company’s vice-president of sales and marketing, told the WEEKEND NATION yesterday, when asked how NBC’s decision could affect subscribers in Barbados, or the wider Caribbean region. (BA)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.


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