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.
Prime Minister Perry Christie was elected on promises about fixing the country’s main social problems: crime and education. Any solutions for these deep-seated dilemmas will be long-term, and changes will only appear incrementally.
International analysts are saying it is “illogical” for the PLP government to attempt to re-claim majority control of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC).
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.
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.
Caribbean telecommunication officials are meeting to focus on the need to develop the information, communication and technology (ICT) sector.
A recently discovered Skype bug is causing random chat messages to be sent to the wrong users.