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RA: Trial For Pypestream Customer Service App

RA: Trial For Pypestream Customer Service App

“A commercial trial for an application to facilitate customer services, specifically aimed at people who may be deaf and speech impaired, is due to be launched in Bermuda by Pypestream,” the Bermuda Regulatory Authority said. A RA spokesperson said, “In 2016, the Regulatory Authority was approached by the Bermuda Island Association... Read more of this article

Digicel To Reduce Global Workforce By 25%

Digicel To Reduce Global Workforce By 25%

As part of their “global transformation programme,” Digicel Group will be reducing their global workforce by approximately 25% over the next 18 months, with the first step being the “offer of an Enhanced Voluntary Separation Programme opening on 1st March 2017.” Digicel Group operates in 31 jurisdictions worldwide, including... Read more of this article

TechTalk Panel To Discuss FinTech On Feb 23

TechTalk Panel To Discuss FinTech On Feb 23

The Department of E-Commerce will be holding a TechTalk panel discussion on ‘FinTech’ on February 23. The panel will consist of Katya Gorbunova, Senior Manager, IT Risk Advisory Services – EY Bermuda; Nick Cardinez, Chief Financial Officer – Hannover Re [Bermuda] Ltd.; Stafford Lowe, Managing Director – R3; and Stuart Lacey, Founder and CEO... Read more of this article

Govt Policy Review On Free-To-Air Broadcasting

Govt Policy Review On Free-To-Air Broadcasting

Developments over the past decade have affected how consumers access news, information and entertainment, and light of these changes, a review of the Government’s existing policies and legislation relating to free-to-air broadcasting will take place, Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons said in the House of Assembly.Minister Gibbons... Read more of this article

Minister: Meetings With NASA & Satellite Industry

Minister: Meetings With NASA & Satellite Industry

Speaking in the House of Assembly, Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons provided an overview on meetings he attended in Washington DC, where he discussed a number of topics including the relationship between NASA and Bermuda, the Cybersecurity framework, satellite networks and more. The Minister said, “While in Washington, I also... Read more of this article

Safer Internet Day To Be Held On February 22

Safer Internet Day To Be Held On February 22

The third annual Safer Internet Day will be hosted by the Department of E-Commerce at Cathedral Hall on Church Street on Wednesday, February 22, from 10.30am to 1.30pm. The free event is sponsored by Clarien Bank, and is specifically geared towards the island’s seniors; the aim of Safer Internet Day is “to advise of the many ways to stay safe... Read more of this article

Regulatory Authority Approves FibreWire Trial

Regulatory Authority Approves FibreWire Trial

The Regulatory Authority has given approval for One Communications to immediately commence a technical trial of its FibreWire broadband services to a small sample of its current customer base. “The Authority has specified various parameters for the trial to ensure it is consistent with various regulations, as well as the Authority’s remit to... Read more of this article

50mbps Download Speed Target For Consultation

50mbps Download Speed Target For Consultation

Minister of Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons has written to the Regulatory Authority to request they “provide assistance in formulating and potentially implementing a universal broadband service obligation,” with a 50mbps broadband download speed cited as the “target for consultation.”The letter, dated February 10th,... Read more of this article

KeyTech Change Name To One Communications

KeyTech Change Name To One Communications

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange, KeyTech Limited today [Feb 14] announced that KeyTech has changed its name to One Communications Ltd effective today.The filing stated, “We are pleased to announce that KeyTech Limited has changed its name to “One Communications Ltd.” effective 14 February 2017. “This change was recommended... Read more of this article

‘Safer Internet Day’ Event On February 22

‘Safer Internet Day’ Event On February 22

A free event will be held to mark ‘Safer Internet Day,’ with a seminar set to offer information on how to stay safe online, sponsored by Clarien and hosted by the Department of E-Commerce. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 22 from 10.30am to 1.30pm at Cathedral Hall on Church Street, promising to teach those in attendance “how... Read more of this article

Tech Company Fireminds Expands Partnerships

Tech Company Fireminds Expands Partnerships

Technology company Fireminds Ltd., have expanded its vendor relationships to better address the needs of its growing customer base. In the last six months Fireminds has established multiple partnerships with leading vendors. The technical team has been trained on the products and services and have successfully delivered multiple solutions with its... Read more of this article

One Communications Rolling Out ‘FibreWire’

One Communications Rolling Out ‘FibreWire’

One Communications has rolled out almost sixty miles of super-fast fibre optic cabling reaching nearly 1,400 homes, with the company saying that ”installing its FibreWire network is part of a $20m investment in its infrastructure that will dramatically improve both internet speed and 4G LTE coverage.” CEO Frank Amaral [pictured] said:... Read more of this article

Jorge Sanchez Wins BTA Social Photo Contest

Jorge Sanchez Wins BTA Social Photo Contest

Bermudian Jorge Sanchez, who works with marine specimens at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo, has been rewarded for showing his love for Bermuda online. The 26-year-old self-described amateur photographer took top honors in a #LoveMyBermuda photo contest, racking up more than 1,700 likes on Facebook for his shot taken in Tucker’s Town. The winning... Read more of this article