Cable&Wireless Comms CWC Response to Press Speculation

  Cable&Wireless Comms (CWC) - Response to Press Speculation

RNS Number : 8507O
Cable & Wireless Communications PLC
17 October 2012

17 October 2012


                        RESPONSE TO PRESS SPECULATION

Further to recent press speculation, Cable & Wireless Communications Plc
("CWC") confirms that it is in discussions with CITIC Telecom International
Holdings Limited ("CITIC") regarding a potential sale of its 51% shareholding
in Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau S.A.R.L. ("CTM") in Macau. CITIC is
a 20% shareholder in CTM.

At this point there can be no certainty that the discussions will lead to a
transaction. A further announcement will be made, if appropriate, in due


About Cable & Wireless Communications

Cable &  Wireless  Communications  is  a  global  full-service  communications 
business. We operate leading  communications businesses through four  regional 
units -  the Caribbean,  Panama,  Macau and  Monaco  & Islands.  Our  services 
include mobile, broadband and domestic  and international fixed line  services 
in most of our markets as well as pay TV, data centre and hosting, carrier and
managed service /social telecom  (telecom enabled public services)  solutions. 
Our operations are focused on providing our customers - consumers, businesses,
governments -  with  world-class service.  Serving  the communities  where  we 
operate is at the heart of our  approach, and we are committed to behaving  in 
an ethical  and  socially  responsible  manner.  For  more  information  visit



Lachlan Johnston                +44(0) 20 7315 4006 / +44 (0) 7800 021 405
Steve Smith                     +44(0) 20 7315 4070
Kunal Patel                     +44(0) 20 7315 4083

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