In a site inspection that was anything but routine, members of a local real estate company toured the comprehensive Bahamas government website.
Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis will address the Rotary Club of Nassau Sunrise March 14 on features of the government’s website and benefits of conducting business transactions on portal.
Bahamas Telecommunications Company CEO Geoff Houston expects BTC service to improve strongly in 2013 as the Company’s new and upgraded infrastructure is implemented.
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.
Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson said the goal is 100 per cent computerisation of key services, and making all records and databases/archives electronic and putting them online.
BTC will make local retail history by offering customers Apple iPhones complete with an annual plan that includes voice, data and text.
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.
Thanks to BTC’s 18-month, $42.8 million mobile network upgrade, The Bahamas local telecom environment has been catapulted ahead of many parts of the world.
A heated exchange occurred during a public consultation meeting over Cable Bahamas’ proposed price increases, with many expressing that costs are already too high and the service is poor.