BTC CEO Geoff Houston said that BTC has an investment programme of more than $100 million to upgrade and expand its infrastructure
The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is appealing to the general public to do their part in maintaining their land and cell phone service by helping stop the copper thefts at BTC sites.
The government is involved in ongoing negotiations over Elizabeth Thompson’s reinstatement at BTC. BTC and union chiefs have been in discussions since Thompson’s firing in October.
Bahamas Telecommunications Company CEO Geoff Houston expects BTC service to improve strongly in 2013 as the Company’s new and upgraded infrastructure is implemented.
A recent Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) investigation found the Bahamas Telecommunications Company in breach of a condition of its operating license.
In a statement, the FNM reminded Prime Minister Christie that they had predicted the failure of the BTC takeover, and that he should cease acting like an embarrassment to the country.
It is believed that Moody’s compelled the government to give up its goal to recapture a majority stake in BTC, largely because the government could not afford the $100 million penalty clause.
The initial phase of the mobile network build-out is now substantially complete, bringing The Bahamas on par with other twenty-first century countries enjoying modern mobile technology.
Cat Islanders celebrated the arrival the new fast-speed cellular service with live music, games, giveaways and assorted goodies for both adults and children.