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RA Invites Comments On Digicel/BTC Deal

RA Invites Comments On Digicel/BTC Deal

The Regulatory Authority said they have been notified of Digicel’s intention to purchase 100% ownership of The Bermuda Telephone Company Limited [BTC] from Barrie Holdings, and are inviting “interested third parties to submit their possible observations on the proposed transaction.” Last week Digicel confirmed they have “finalised... Read more of this article

Report On Submarine Cables In Sargasso Sea

Report On Submarine Cables In Sargasso Sea

A report — Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea: Legal and Environmental Issues in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction — has been released by the Sargasso Sea Commission, Centre for International Law of the National University of Singapore [CIL], George Washington University Law School, and the International Cable Protection Committee [ICPC]. The... Read more of this article

Students Enjoy Skype Session With Scientist

Students Enjoy Skype Session With Scientist

Warwick Academy’s Year 3 Jabour and Vallis recently had a live Skype lesson courtesy of the Catlin Education outreach programme, which offered the opportunity for students to speak to a member of the Catlin Seaview Survey expedition in the Southeast Asian “Coral Triangle” via Skype in the classroom. Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop and members... Read more of this article

Tourism Summit Information To Be Shared Online

Tourism Summit Information To Be Shared Online

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced that presentations made at the Bermuda Tourism Summit yesterday [Jan 21] will be available on the BTA corporate website early next week. “Stakeholders who attended, and some who heard about it on social media, are contacting us for access to presentations. We wanted to let everyone know we’re supremely... Read more of this article

CableVision Look Forward To Added Competition

CableVision Look Forward To Added Competition

Following the news that Digicel intends to acquire BTC, Bermuda CableVision CEO Terry Roberson said that “Bermuda CableVision looks forward to additional competition in the market, which challenges us to perform at our optimum.” Last week Digicel confirmed they have “finalised an agreement whereby Digicel intends to acquire BTC,” saying... Read more of this article

MP: Let’s Use Facebook To Find These Thieves

MP: Let’s Use Facebook To Find These Thieves

Following the theft of power equipment from their facilities, Sousa’s Landscape Management owner Jeff Sousa — who is the MP for Warwick West — posted a message on Facebook today [Jan 16] asking people to “use the power of Facebook for something positive and find these thieves.” Mr. Sousa’s post said, “Last night... Read more of this article

Italian Channels Added To ExPat TV Service

Italian Channels Added To ExPat TV Service

A new package of Italian TV, movie and radio stations are now available on the Island for the first time. ExPat TV, run by Bermudian David Skinner, has been updating its services and is now bringing TV stations from the USA, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Greece, Germany and Italy. The new packages add to the dozens of UK channels that are already available... Read more of this article

Restaurant Weeks: Tech To Play Important Role

Restaurant Weeks: Tech To Play Important Role

[Updated with video] While Bermuda-inspired cuisine will have a starring role in the 2015 Restaurant Weeks, technology is playing an increasingly important supporting role, thanks to a Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] partnership with Table.bm. Table.bm has significantly enhanced its automated restaurant reservations system which allows third parties... Read more of this article

Digicel Confirms They “Intend To Acquire” BTC

Digicel Confirms They “Intend To Acquire” BTC

Digicel has confirmed they have “finalised an agreement whereby Digicel intends to acquire BTC,” saying they believe that “BTC’s fixed voice and internet services will complement Digicel’s mobile offerings allowing Digicel to bring better services and value to consumers.” A statement from Digicel said, “As a complete... Read more of this article

Imagine Bermuda Coordinates Local MIT Group

Imagine Bermuda Coordinates Local MIT Group

In its ongoing effort to promote life-long learning, Imagine Bermuda is coordinating a group of local participants registered for a free online course from MIT called ‘Transformation of Business, Society and Self’. The course began with a live presentation on today [Jan 14] at 10.00am which linked more than 22,000 participants from 186 countries. A... Read more of this article


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