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May 14, 2013
Cable Bahamas doubles international Internet capacity to meet increasing usage

Cable Bahamas Ltd. has implemented a major increase in its international connectivity to the rest of the world as part of its ongoing network optimization plans. On Monday, May 13 it boosted its capacity between The Bahamas and its primary and secondary connection points to the global Internet in the United States by over 220 per cent, or a more than six-fold increase since its undersea fiber was...

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July 31, 2012
MoT doubles Eleuthera 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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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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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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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 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 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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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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September 11, 2013
BTC to roll out 4G-LTE in New Providence by Christmas

By year-end, the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) current high-speed, wireless, 4G network will have undergone upgrades to deliver Long Term Evolution, or 4G-LTE, a "lightning-fast" wireless communication network for high-speed data on mobile phones and data terminals, the company said yesterday.
BTC Senior Vice President Brands and Communications Marlon Johnson said that the advances ar...

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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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