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Digicel Restoration Surpasses 90% Capacity

Digicel Restoration Surpasses 90% Capacity

Digicel said that a considerable amount of progress was made today [Oct 20] with coverage up and beyond 90% and data services improved for the majority of its customers. At close of business today, the company saw several sites back online in parishes including but not limited to Hamilton, Southampton, Somerset, Paget and St. George’s. Alistair Beak,... Read more of this article

BTC Updates On Gonzalo Restoration Work

BTC Updates On Gonzalo Restoration Work

BTC said their “team was on the road early Saturday morning assessing the damage and updating strategy plans before having a chance to recover fully from damages caused by Fay, only a few short days before. The team has been working not only to restore services, but also to ensure the roads are safe for travel by raising cables and securing poles. “Coordinating... Read more of this article

Digicel Brings In 8 Technicians From Jamaica

Digicel Brings In 8 Technicians From Jamaica

Digicel flew in a team of eight people today [Oct 19] to assist with repairing its network following Hurricane Gonzalo, with the technicians flying in from the head office in Jamaica, and landing earlier this afternoon. Alistair Beak, CEO of Digicel Bermuda says; “The additional expertise will triple the current team of skilled riggers and installation... Read more of this article

CableVision: Suffered Damage, 5 Crews Working

CableVision: Suffered Damage, 5 Crews Working

[Updated] Bermuda CableVision has confirmed they sustained extensive damage from Hurricane Gonzalo, and said they have five teams working across the island on the restoration process. CEO Terry Roberson said, “We have now completed an assessment of our plant and, unfortunately, in some areas we sustained extensive damage from Hurricane Gonzalo. “In... Read more of this article

TBI Offers Public WiFiZone Hotspots For Free

TBI Offers Public WiFiZone Hotspots For Free

TBI is stepping up to assist during this post-hurricane time, opening up all their WiFiZone Hotspots to the public – for free — for the next few days. The company has over 30 hotspots from east to west including Town Square, Destination St. George’s [Visitors Center], Pennos Wharf, Police Officers Recreation Club, Strykz Bowling Lounge,... Read more of this article

NASA Posts Mini Video Of Gonzalo From Space

NASA Posts Mini Video Of Gonzalo From Space

Following the satellite images they released of Hurricane Gonzalo, NASA has also posted a Vine showing Gonzalo as seen from the Space Station as it orbited above. Vine is a short-form video sharing app, which allows people to share 6 second videos. For all our coverage of Tropical Storm Fay click here, for all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo click... Read more of this article

Youtube Star Warns Bermuda About Gonzalo

Youtube Star Warns Bermuda About Gonzalo

Bermuda has received warnings and a forecast about the impending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo from Frankie MacDonald, a popular Canadian YouTuber, who has almost 40,000 subscribers and close to 10 million views. Mr. MacDonald, who has autism, is considered an internet sensation, and his unique take on the weather has led him to be featured both on... Read more of this article

NASA Satellite Images Of Hurricane Gonzalo

NASA Satellite Images Of Hurricane Gonzalo

[Updated] NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of Hurricane Gonzalo near Puerto Rico this morning [Oct 14], a few days ahead of its predicated passage to Bermuda. The latest forecast from the NHC said Gonzalo is now a Category 3, and is about 770 miles south of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph. “Additional strengthening... Read more of this article

Telecommunications Firms Update Post Storm

Telecommunications Firms Update Post Storm

[Updated] Following Tropical Storm Fay, the island’s telecommunications firms have been working to restore all service as fast as possible. Digicel said “while the network remained operational throughout the passing of Fay and the large majority of customers were able to complete calls and use data throughout and in the aftermath of the... Read more of this article

New LED Showroom In Paget Set To Open

New LED Showroom In Paget Set To Open

The LED Showroom in Paget is getting set to host its grand opening, marking a well-earned expansion of a local business. A spokesperson said, “In September 2010, Albert and Theresa Simons, owners of ATS LED Suppliers, began a home-based business selling LED products under the name ATS Electrical Suppliers. Over the next four years, their clientele... Read more of this article