Tag Archive: Bahamas

Feb 20 2015

Is the BTC truly ready for competition in the Bahamas?

A discussion on some of the changes and perspectives of the incumbent mobile/cellular provider in the Bahamas in anticipation of the opening of that market segment to competition. As many of you would be aware, the Bahamas is in the process of liberalising its mobile/cellular market. Currently, its monopoly incumbent is the Bahamas Telecommunications Company …

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Jul 30 2014

Ready or not, it is coming: why telecoms companies need competition

All too often telecommunications companies blame competition for the changes they need to make to their operations. However those changes tend to be necessary, but are not undertaken without that external pressure… Last week, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), Leon Williams expressed the view that the BTC was not …

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Jun 10 2013

Roundup: for the week ending 9 June 2013

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 3 June to Sunday 9 June 2013. Monday, 3 June 2012 Digicel launches nation’s first HSPA+ network Anguilla – Wireless operator Digicel Anguilla has announced the launch of a nationwide HSPA+ network, which the pan-Caribbean group dubs ‘4G’…  more e-Government to …

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Aug 08 2012

When politics gets in the way: 5 takeaways from the Government of the Bahamas’ plan to regain majority share of the BTC

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The Government of Bahamas’ intention to regain controlling interest in the Bahamas Telecommunications Company is a highly polarising initiative, which many consider foolhardy and ill advised.  Below are five takeaways from this proposed plan. Although most of us in the Caribbean might not be paying attention, a few weeks ago, the Government of the Bahamas …

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Aug 06 2012

Roundup: for the week ending 5 August 2012

A roundup of the ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 30 July to Sunday 5 August 2012. Monday, 30 July 2012 BTC Interconnection Charges To Fall ‘55% Over Next 3 Years’ Bahamas ­­– The Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) interconnection charges “are expected to fall by up to 55 per cent …

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