Blackberry’s manufacturer, RIM is in dire straits. BlackBerrys are useless without the data infrastructure, meaning if RIM goes bust and fails to sell its data networks, more than 78 million people will suddenly lose service.
The Bahamas: Sci/Tech
Due to major network upgrades BTC’s cell phone customers will likely experience disruptions in service for about six weeks, starting in June.
The leisurely pace in Abaco has been cranked up several notches with the arrival of BTC’s blazing 4G network on May19, featuring faster download speeds, better call service and enhanced browsing capabilities.
Sandals utilizes a dedicated hospitality business intelligence system that automates data gathering from the entire Hotel Group and performs timely, in-depth analysis and performance reporting.
BTC officials apologized for the disruption in cell service in New Providence over the weekend, explaining it was caused by efforts to complete a step in the GSM network upgrade.
Cat Island is among the first to experience BTC’s Next Generation Network – a platform that will bring high-speed internet service into small and large communities around the country.
One week after the opening of BTC’s new retail experience store in George Town, Exuma, the company said it had more good news for the Family Island – the launch of 4G.
Seven species of coral found in Florida and Caribbean waters “are extremely likely to go extinct” before the year 2100. Losing them would be a major blow to fishing and tourism industries around the world.
Each year, Shedd Aquarium takes its 80-foot research vessel, the R/V Coral Reef II, to study endangered Bahamian rock iguana populations, alternating years between the Exuma Islands and Andros Island.