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Digicel Launches Island-Wide LTE Service

Digicel Launches Island-Wide LTE Service

Digicel said that today [May 25] they officially switched on their  ”LTE network delivering a world of innovation and superfast data speeds to its customers,  just in time to stage the world’s most famous sailing event, the America’s Cup.” “LTE brings a whole new experience to our customers. High quality video calling and streaming... Read more of this article

NBC Sports To Show Over 40 Hours Of AC

NBC Sports To Show Over 40 Hours Of AC

NBC Sports Group will present more than 40 hours of coverage of the 2017 America’s Cup from Bermuda across NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app, beginning this Friday, May 26, with coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on NBCSN. NBCSN and the NBC Sports app will provide comprehensive coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers... Read more of this article

Go Behind Scenes With Virtual Reality AC Videos

Go Behind Scenes With Virtual Reality AC Videos

As the Official Healthcare Partner of SoftBank Team Japan – the Japanese Challenger for the America’s Cup –Argus is launching three virtual reality [VR] videos to give the community a behind the scenes look at SoftBank Team Japan as they prepare for the America’s Cup race. The VR videos were produced by UK-based Parable VR in partnership... Read more of this article

Official Police Website Now Back Online

Official Police Website Now Back Online

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service said they have “received reports that the online host of our website may have been compromised by malware and is actively taking steps with the vendor to identify and address the issue.” “Members of the public are advised that until further notice, the BPS website will be taken offline,” a... Read more of this article

Minister: Review Of Radio & Television Policies

Minister: Review Of Radio & Television Policies

Minister of Economic Development Grant Gibbons said in the House of Assembly today [May 19] that he has commenced a review of the Government’s existing policies and legislation relating to free-to-air broadcasting for both radio and television, updating on its progress. Minister Gibbons said, “An initial stage of this review was undertaken on... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: Deceptive E-mail Circulating

Police Advisory: Deceptive E-mail Circulating

In light of a deceptive e-mail circulating claiming to be from “Inspector Williams Ford of the Interpol Bermuda Unit” stating that the recipient’s significant other was arrested, the police are reminding the public to remain vigilant regarding online fraud. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to remind... Read more of this article

AC To Be Broadcast Live On Cruises & Flights

AC To Be Broadcast Live On Cruises & Flights

Sport 24 — the only 24/7 live inflight and cruise line sports channel — will show live coverage of the America’s Cup on its two channels for the first time. The IMG owned and operated service will broadcast live action from one of sailing’s biggest event across both Sport 24 and Sport 24 Extra, culminating with the America’s Cup... Read more of this article

TechTalk On “SOC Reporting” On May 18

TechTalk On “SOC Reporting” On May 18

A TechTalk panel discussion on ‘SOC Reporting’ will take place on May 18th at the Hamilton Princess. The panel will consist of Brian Desmond, Head of Fund Services and Chief Strategy Officer – Horseshoe Fund Services; Bing Lin, Senior Manager, IT Advisory – KPMG; Cindy Ratzlaff, Vice President of Services – Applied Computer Technologies;... Read more of this article

Fitch: Demand For Cyber Insurance To Increase

Fitch: Demand For Cyber Insurance To Increase

The slew of recent ransomware attacks in over 150 countries reveals the widening scope of corporations’ cyber risk exposures, which is likely to increase demand for related insurance protection, Fitch Ratings says. “Insurers are in a unique position to assist customers in addressing the cyber threat. However, a cautious approach to adding cyber... Read more of this article

Ransomware Virus: Ministry Urges Vigilance

Ransomware Virus: Ministry Urges Vigilance

Following Friday’s large scale cyber-attack which infected more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries, the Ministry of National Security is “encouraging public vigilance”. The Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said that the incident is “significant and serious enough” to warrant the oversight of the Emergency Measures... Read more of this article

Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ Available In Bermuda

Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ Available In Bermuda

The recently released Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones are available on the island via Audio Visual Electronics, with the store reporting that the devices “have been selling well” since their arrival on May 3. The devices sell for $1,149 and $1,249, respectively. A spokesperson said, “We received our first shipment of the Samsung... Read more of this article

One’s 4G LTE Network Available Across Island

One’s 4G LTE Network Available Across Island

One Communications today announced that “Bermuda’s first 4G LTE network is now widely available across the island.” “The company first launched its ultra-fast 4G LTE wireless mobile network in the City of Hamilton, in May of 2016. With the awarding of additional spectrum by the telecommunications regulator, the company has now expanded... Read more of this article

Digicel Updates On Network Upgrade Progress

Digicel Updates On Network Upgrade Progress

As part of its ongoing $60 million investment in Bermuda’s telecommunications infrastructure, Digicel today provided a progress update on two of its major infrastructure and technology projects. “In recent weeks, Digicel has been upgrading its network in order to provide superfast island-wide LTE data. Works are on schedule and, with 90% of... Read more of this article