More than $11 million in savings at the Bahamas Telecommunication Company (BTC) will largely contribute to upcoming rate reductions as the company makes a $43 million investment in launching the 4G network throughout the islands.
Rate reductions for mobile services could come as early as July as Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) begins to roll out some of its plans for the Bahamas Telecommunications Company, BTC CEO Geoff Houston announced yesterday.
BTC is preparing to launch its Voluntary Staff Separation Program, intended to streamline the company cost structure in anticipation of the full liberalization of the telecommunications market within the next 24 months.
Reasserting itself as an aggressive competitor, LIME Caribbean confirmed last night that it would be building out a 4G network across a dozen Caribbean markets, but not in The Bahamas.
Marking what both Sandals and BTC called “a new day,” the award-winning resort and the telecom company joined forces this week, replacing and upgrading the resort’s mobile phone, reservations system and guest billing services in Nassau and Exuma.
BTC notes the Interim Order issued by URCA which sets out the timetable and conditions for the negotiations of a new Interconnection Agreement based on BTC’s soon to be approved Reference Access and Interconnection Offer.
BTC executives slammed Cable Bahamas Limited (CBL) for CBL’s “unfair accusations”, especially in light of CBL’s recent “no-show” at one recently scheduled meeting.
BTC Team Bahamas makes its presence felt at the 40th edition of the CARIFTA Games
Concerns have arisen for the continuity and leadership of the Utilities Regulation & Competition Authority’s (URCA) during this crucial period.