Tag Archive: competition

Mar 04 2015

Is telecoms in the Caribbean moving back to monopolies?

Will the sale of Columbus International to Cable and Wireless cause the Caribbean to step back into the dark ages of monopolies? We throw our two cents into the debate. Though it is over three months since Cable and Wireless Communication plc (CWC), which trades in the Caribbean as LIME, announced its intention to purchase …

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Mar 02 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 1 March 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 23 February to Sunday 1 March 2015. Monday, 23 February 2015 Consumer group to poll public on CBL rate hike request Bahamas – Consumer Voices Bahamas (CVB) has announced that it will conduct a public poll on the proposed rate increase for …

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Feb 25 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update on number portability in the Caribbean

An update of our 2014 review of the status of on number portability in the Caribbean Number portability (NP), the feature implemented by telecoms companies that allows subscribers to retain their numbers independent of the service providers they use, is considered one of the hallmarks of a maturing telecoms sector. In previous years, NP received …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/02/snapshot-2015-update-number-portability-caribbean/

Feb 23 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 22 February 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 16 February to Sunday 22 February 2015. Monday, 16 February 2015 BTC Mobile Towers Require $20k Co-Location Upgrade Bahamas – A senior Digicel executive has bemoaned the failure to design existing Bahamian cell phone towers for co-usage, suggesting it will cost …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/02/roundup-week-22-february-2015/

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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