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'Let rivals compete with sub-standard BTC service'
July 01, 2014
'Let rivals compete with sub-standard BTC service'

A LOCAL businessman yesterday criticised the Bahamas Telecommunications Company for its "sub-standard" service and made an impassioned appeal to the government to hasten its steps to introduce a competitor to the market...

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April 30, 2014
Expert: 2015 VAT more 'realistic'

A day after the government confirmed that it plans to delay value-added tax (VAT) implementation at least until the last quarter of this year, one of the visiting consultants from New Zealand proposed that a "realistic" date for its introduction would be later -- on January 1, or possibly April 1, 2015...

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June 12, 2014
Businesses 'overwhelmed' with requests for help from impoverished

Prominent businessmen expressed concern yesterday about rising poverty levels in the country, claiming that they have never been inundated with so many pleas for financial assistance and urging the government to take bold policy steps to address the problem.
Commenting after a Department of Statistics survey revealed that poverty in the country has risen by 3.5 percent overall since 2001, with 43,...

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June 12, 2014
BTC 'annihilation' without service improvement

A leading businessman has argued that BTC will suffer a "gut wrenching annihilation" unless newly-appointed chief executive officer Leon Williams is able to improve its "downright awful" service levels.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash and former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, said service levels provided by the company are so bad that it has done a "disservice to privatiz...

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October 18, 2010
­BEC rate increase having impact

By INDERIA SAUNDERS
Guardianâ Business Reporter
inderia@nasguard.com

A government decision to approve a 5 percent rate increase at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation(BEC)-coupled with typically higher energy consumption during the summer months-is impacting electricity bills in homes and businesses.
It's something business leaders say speak to the need for government-led initiatives promo...

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October 18, 2010
BEC rate increase having impact

By INDERIA SAUNDERS
Guardian Business Reporter
inderia@nasguard.com
A government decision to approve a 5 percent rate increase at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation(BEC)-coupled with typically higher energy consumption during the summer months-is impacting electricity bills in homes and businesses.
It's something business leaders say speak to the need for government-led initiatives promoting bett...

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July 28, 2012
BTC service disruptions to continue through September

Even though the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) previously said upgrades to its Internet, cellular and landline platforms would be complete this month, cellular customers can expect at least another two months of major service disruptions, BTC CEO Geoff Houston announced Thursday.
Just two weeks ago, after a 90-minute mass disruption in cell service, BTC's Senior Manager of Public Relatio...

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March 13, 2014
Wells: VAT needed to spur investor confidence

Proclaiming that the "journey of 1,000 miles begins with the first steps", a prominent businessman has urged Bahamians to "stop the negative talk" on value-added tax (VAT) and allow the government to swiftly move ahead with its implementation - a step he views as critical to building investor confidence in this country.
Former parliamentarian and businessman Tennyson Wells told Guardian Business t...

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February 17, 2014
Coalition: How are interest rates being determined

A greater focus should be placed on the potential for all economic "tools", both fiscal and monetary, as a means of stimulating the economy in order to help address the country's deficit and debt problem, according to members of the Coalition for Responsible Taxation.Arguing that it is not clear how the institution is determining rates, which impact both how much it costs the government to borrow,...

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February 05, 2014
Businesses upping pressure against VAT

With the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) just five months away, more businesses are joining the anti-VAT campaign and are petitioning their customers to do the same.
One business owner referred to VAT as "crazy", while another said the implementation of VAT could push poor people "over the edge".
Several business owners have erected posters throughout their stores, highlighting the impact ...

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