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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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January 04, 2017
Communications service providers, URCA butt heads over QoS regulations

Mobile, fixed-line and Internet service providers are at odds with the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) over its proposed recommendations for quality of service (QoS) regulations and network performance metrics for electronic communications networks, chiefly because the companies consider existing consumer protection regulations (CPR) adequate.
However, URCA, throughout its dr...

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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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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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February 18, 2016
BTC CEO suggests action looms on WhatsApp

In the face of projected revenue losses of $10 million this year due to the popular messaging platform WhatsApp, Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) CEO Leon Williams said yesterday the company has to explore ways to boost its mobile earnings, including possibly taking "disruptive" measures.

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September 08, 2010
Technology firms donate to school

Bahamas WiMax, the wireless Internet Service Provider, has partnered with Nassau-based Lignum Technologies to donate a state-of-the-art computer laboratory to Every Child Counts in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.

Bahamas Wimax's chief executive, Matthew Carey, said: "Computer skills have become required learning

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BTCs 4G-LTE Lightening Speed Wireless Network, Fast Approaching
September 09, 2013
BTCs 4G-LTE Lightening Speed Wireless Network, Fast Approaching

By year-end, the Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s current high speed wireless 4G network will have undergone further 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...

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June 08, 2013
U.S. Collects Vast Data Trove

The National Security Agency’s monitoring of Americans includes customer records from the three major phone networks as well as emails and Web searches, and the agency also has cataloged credit-card transactions, said people familiar with the agency’s activities.

The disclosure this week of an order by a secret U.S. court for Verizon Communications Inc.’s phone records set off the latest public...

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November 12, 2015
WhatsApp ban

Thousands have voted against David Cameron's controversial ban on encrypted messaging services, like WhatsApp.

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Many Upset Over Proposed Cable Price Hike
September 13, 2012
Many Upset Over Proposed Cable Price Hike

Dozens of New Providence residents, many of whom are Cable Bahamas Limited (CBL) customers, expressed strong concerns about the company's proposed rate increase at a public consultation meeting at Holy Cross Anglican Church Tuesday night.

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