Texts flew around the country and across the world this weekend as Bahamians latched onto a BTC Olympics celebration with penny texts during BTC’s very successful test drive of its upgraded mobile platform.
In his insane quest to regain majority control of BTC, Prime Minister Perry Christie has sicced Frank ‘snake’ Wilson on Cable and Wireless Communications and cancelled the sale of BTC shares to the public.
The Bahamas Olympic Committee praised BTC, CWC for the welcome reception at the famed Claridge’s Hotel in the heart of London, calling it the best in 60 years.
Upgrades to BTC’s Internet, cellular and landline platforms were expected to be complete this month, but BTC anticipates another two months of major service disruptions.
BTC cemented its running relationship with Bahamian track and field sports recently with the company’s CEO personally hosting a reception for dozens of returning junior athletes.
The government is receiving almost double the revenue from BTC due to the privatization of the company, with dividends to government of $8.8 million with another $20 million coming this year.
BTC executives arrived in London Monday ahead of the start of the Olympic Games to prepare for scores of Bahamians participating in, and watching the London Games.
Kerzner International is seeking compensation from the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) for losses suffered due to the massive system blackout on June 18.
Despite frustrating disruptions in service during the upgrade of the cellular network to 4G, it is of immense importance that these upgrades occur in The Bahamas.