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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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April 02, 2013
BTC gets bad publicity over CARIFTA service

Bahamas Telecomunications Company (BTC) board member Bradley Roberts has pointed to "embarrassing publicity" received by BTC over reported inefficient Internet coverage at the 2013 CARIFTA Games, and suggested that the company's explanation on the matter was unacceptable.
BTC was criticized, as it was the lead sponsor of the games. However, BTC officials blamed the organizers of CARIFTA for the l...

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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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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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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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April 18, 2013
Wemyss Bight, Eleuthera receives REV Triple Play Services from Cable Bahamas

Nassau, Bahamas, April
18, 2013 -- Cable Bahamas Ltd announced today that residents of Wemyss
Bight, South Eleuthera can now experience digital TV, broadband
Internet, and telephone services in their community. Residents of this
settlement in South Eleuthera can now enjoy all of the advanced services
provided by Cable Bahamas, including it's upgraded broadband Internet
services due to launch...

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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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May 03, 2012
Cat Island pounces into NGN platform

Over the past weekend BTC took its Neighborhood Connect program to Old Bight, Cat Island, where hundreds of Cat Islanders were treated to a street party complete with local entertainment, local cuisine and giveaways, while browsing the latest technology and services from BTC and being among the first to sign up for high-speed internet service.
Cat Island is among the first to experience BTC's NGN...

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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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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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