BTC will make local retail history by offering customers Apple iPhones complete with an annual plan that includes voice, data and text.
Topic: Cable & Wireless
BTC plans to spend over $60 million to upgrade landline service in a bid to win loyalty from business and residential users and to create the nation’s fastest internet service.
The Bahamas Telecommunications Company is concerned that proposed new rules to lower its mobile call termination rate would slash international revenues, reducing ability to invest in infrastructure and benefit Bahamians.
The outage – triggered by a power cut to the Poinciana Drive center facility that houses the heart of BTC’s operations – was complete, disabling business and residential fixed lines, mobile phones and data service.
BTC CEO Geoff Houston says nearly 100% of the company’s 794 member staff is Bahamian, including several new appointments in key positions.
BTC is launching a new mobile feature, allowing pre-paid customers to top up minutes, transfer minutes to another number or view account balance and other information on their screens.
BTC’s parent company, Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), announced its annual results for the 2011/12 year, the first time the company’s performance included a contribution from BTC.
BTC customers will experience a leap in the quality, speed and consistency of cellular service when the company completes critical milestones of an ongoing 18-month, $42 million upgrade this June
BTC has named leading Bahamian business executive Gershan Major to its expanded management team as VP, Channels & Marketing.