UTS reiterates desire to offload UNIQA in Suriname as commercial property put up for sale in home market

30 Jan 2014

According to a report by the Curacao Chronicle, Willemstad-based United Telecommunications Services (UTS) remains keen to find a buyer for UNIQA, its loss-making Surinamese unit, as it attempts to turn around its poor financial situation. In related news, the Curacao-based telecoms group has put five commercial properties in its domestic market up for sale for a combined price of ANG11.5 million (USD6.3 million).

According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, the Curacao-based operator counts mobile subsidiaries in Bonaire (Chippie Bonaire), Sint Maarten (UTS Sint Maarten), Saint Martin & Saint Barthelemy (UTS Caraibe), Sint Eustatius (Chippie St Eustatius), Saba (Chippie Saba), Saint Kitts & Nevis (UTS Cariglobe) and Suriname (UNIQA).

Curaçao, Suriname, UNIQA (became part of Digicel Suriname), UTS (Curacao)