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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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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 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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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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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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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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November 29, 2010
Telecoms provider ready to grow in Bahamas

JazzTell is hoping to set a new bar in the telecomunications sector, its President Leslie Pindling told Guardian Business recently.
The company is solely focused on providing wireless communications through a small device that can be placed outdoors that transmits Internet signal.
JazzTell is hoping to offer Voice-Over IP (VOIP) service by January 2011, which will make it the first Bahamian compan...

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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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