UWI and FLOW in partnership for TV channel

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UWI and FLOW in partnership for TV channel

Friday, October 18, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica —The University of the West Indies (UWI) and telecommunications company Flow have signed an agreement formally launching a partnership which has led to UWItvbeing accessible on Flow channels across the Caribbean.

The signing took place between Vice-Chancellor of the UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Flow Country Manager (Barbados), Jenson Sylvester, during a brief ceremony on Thursday, October 17, in Barbados at the UWI Cave Hill Campus, the university said in a statement.

UWItv, the multimedia, public information and education service of the UWI, which went live in December 2016, is now available on the Flow EVO service, allowing subscribers to access 24/7 content from the regional university.

According to UWI, the channel is a “one of a kind” facility in the region.

“The UWItvcable channel is complemented by a robust website and social media presence, allowing access to content in real time or on demand. In addition to showcasing original UWI content, UWItvthrough its existing partnerships with regional and international agencies like CARICOM and the UN, offers programming which includes interviews, documentaries and regional and international event coverage on research and ground-breaking work and issues that directly affect the Caribbean,” the university said.

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