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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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June 25, 2012
Fair is fair

For several hours last Monday, we were forcefully reminded exactly what is meant by an essential service and what it feels like to go about our daily lives without not just one essential service, but minus a pair of them. Today, we would like to Consider This ... what do we have a right to demand from those who provide us with these important services and what should we do if those providers don'...

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July 24, 2016
CWC Bahamas 329M revenue in 2016

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) earned $329 million in revenue for Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) -- just under 14 percent of CWC's revenue for the year ending March 30, 2016. CWC owns 49 percent of BTC.
The company posted its financials last week, and while BTC accounted for 13.8 percent of the company's $2.4 billion in revenue, the company reported that data in The Bahamas ...

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April 07, 2014
Has Cable Bahamas fulfilled its original mission

It is axiomatic to suggest that a modern Bahamas requires modern infrastructure. We appreciate the need for a world-class airport in the capital and second city and that many airports in our islands must be updated to be aligned with the increasing travel demands of citizens and visitors.
There is also an urgent need to maintain our docks for inter-island mail boat transportation and we have recen...

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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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October 26, 2014
Bahamas should lead region in ICT

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) CEO Leon Williams called on the government to lead the way toward The Bahamas becoming the hub for regional information and communications technology (ICT), in his recent address to ICT professionals at the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner's second annual National Training Symposium in Nassau.
The symposium theme, "The seventh data protection prin...

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July 18, 2012
Kerzner asks BTC to pay up

Kerzner International is seeking compensation from the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) for the losses it suffered as a result of a massive system blackout on June 18, Kerzner Bahamas President and Managing Director George Markantonis has confirmed.
"I think it was obviously very irritating for our customers and certainly for first-time visitors; it was not the kind of memory that we would...

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June 19, 2012
Mass failure of BTC system

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) has launched an internal investigation into the cause of a nationwide system outage that disrupted services to more than 300,000 mobile, landline and broadband customers yesterday, company officials said.

For most of yesterday, BTC customers were unable to make mobile or landline calls, send text messages or access broadband Internet services provided ...

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September 23, 2010
'Anticompetitive' fears over Cable, SRG merger

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

A rival telecoms player has expressed concerns that the proposed merger between Cable Bahamas and Systems Resource Group (SRG), the IndiGo Networks parent, could be "anticompetitive" and have a detrimental impact on the wider Bahamian market.

Edison Sumner, IP Solutions International's president, told Tribune Business prior to departing for Wednesday's A...

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April 24, 2014
Cable Bahamas invests 3 mil. for 700 percent speed boost

A $3 million investment has allowed Cable Bahamas to increase residential broadband upload speeds by 700 percent, a move which it projects will enable it to contribute to increases in gross domestic product, garner an additional 1,500 customers and satisfy increasing demand from users for faster Internet experiences, executives said yesterday.
The boost to upload speeds, which impact the rapidity ...

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