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April 24, 2013
Secure Hosting opens second office

A data hosting company has opened its second office in The Bahamas and plans to capitalize on a growing market of online entrepreneurs seeking security and offshore tax benefits.
Secure Hosting, boasting around 200 clients, has established a second data center on Grand Bahama. In essence, the firm provides offshore hosting for Internet-based businesses.
By providing the computer memory and hosting...

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April 04, 2013
BTC Snr. VP responds to 'misplaced' comments on CARIFTA Games Internet services

NASSAU, New Providence
(April 2nd, 2013) - The Bahamas Telecommunications company Ltd. (BTC)
today responded to what the company called "misplaced" allegations of
"poor internet coverage for the Media" during the BTC CARIFTA Games.

Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing, Marlon Johnson was firm in his response to the allegations.

"BTC
wishes to make it clear that the company d...

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March 10, 2011
Internet company offering Google Apps to customers

After hundreds of thousands of dollars invested in infrastructure, a Family Island-based Internet company has formed a partnership with Google in an effort to expand its business and increase its product offerings.
Bahamas WiMax, an Abaco-based wireless
internet service provider, has reached an agreement with Google to bring the Google Apps suite of products to its customers.
CEO of the Bahamas Wi...

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February 16, 2015
Who's protecting the consumer - pt. 1

"Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer."
- Adam Smith

Many modern societies have established laws and organizations that are designed to protect the rights of consumers, to ensure fair trade and competition in an orderly economic environment and to ...

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July 31, 2012
MoT doubles Family Island budget to 1.4M

Tourism officials are looking to triple traffic into North Eleuthera from 200,000 to 600,000 annually.
Obie Wilchcombe, the minister of tourism, revealed to Guardian Business that he is elated about the new multimillion-dollar development now ongoing in North Eleuthera.
He confirmed that Eleuthera is one of the islands that need special attention, as the Ministry of Tourism looks to double its mar...

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November 12, 2014
IPTV testing to eliminate technical bugs

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) aims to eliminate technical bugs in its Internet Protocol (IP) TV service by testing in small communities, like Bimini, before bringing the service to New Providence next year, according to BTC CEO Leon Williams.
Williams reiterated that BTC plans to start testing IPTV in Bimini in two weeks. Speaking at press conference yesterday to give an update on t...

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December 18, 2014
Fantastic feedback from IPTV beta testers

The official launch of Bahamas Telecommunications Company Ltd.'s (BTC) Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service was yesterday touted as "the start of a new era" in Bimini telecoms.
BTC CEO Leon Williams stated that the new service had already received "fantastic" feedback from testers. Although the service was officially launched yesterday, BTC has offered IPTV to Bimini testers for the past mo...

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March 25, 2011
Cable Bahamas partnering with global IP services company

Sigma Systems, an industry leader in advanced IP (Internet Protocol) service fulfillment solutions, and Cable Bahamas, the country's largest provider of broadband and cable TV services, announced today that the operator will upgrade its operational support system (OSS) with Sigma Systems' Device Provisioning Manager software.
Cable Bahamas will utilize the software to support its voice and broadba...

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May 04, 2014
Electronic communications sector revenue reaches 464 million

The contribution of the electronic communications sector to the gross domestic product (GDP) "marginally" improved to 5.5 percent of GDP in 2013, with employment in the sector rising by 2.8 percent, even as penetration in key markets remained stable or contracted, according to a new report.
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority's (URCA) 2013 annual report indicates that the increase i...

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December 11, 2013
As Digicel visits, govt urged to conduct 'auction' for mobile services

The government has been urged to ensure it engages in a competitive "auction" process in order to identify the most suitable potential competitor for Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) in the mobile market post-exclusivity in 2015.
The comments came from a source with intimate knowledge of telecommunications in the region, as Guardian Business understands that P.J. Patterson, former Jamaican...

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