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RA: No Decision Made About 5G In Bermuda

RA: No Decision Made About 5G In Bermuda

Noting there were some “social media postings this past weekend inciting the vandalism of cell towers,” the Regulatory Authority [RA] is “restating and reaffirming that no decision has been made” regarding 5G technology in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The Regulatory Authority [RA] is today restating and reaffirming that... Read more of this article

Virtual Image Coaching: Face To The Waist

Virtual Image Coaching: Face To The Waist

[Written by Lorene Phillips] This is certainly a new era for most of us. With everything happening in the world today, we are forced to shift our mindset to understand the heightened importance of distinguishing yourself during virtual call sessions. Of course, competence is key, but we also know that looking the part is just as important or in some... Read more of this article

Fireminds Create 1/2 Mile Measuring Online Map

Fireminds Create 1/2 Mile Measuring Online Map

Fireminds has created an online tool to help people find out where their 1/2 mile limit for exercise is, with an easy to use website allowing people to click where they live on a map to create a circle showing the 1/2 mile span. The 1/2 mile limit is mandated by the Emergency Powers Regulations which states that people can go “for a walk or run,... Read more of this article

North Power Station Officially Commissioned

North Power Station Officially Commissioned

At midnight on Tuesday, March 31st, a new era of power generation began in Bermuda, as after many years of planning and construction, the new North Power Station officially came online at midnight yesterday to generate Bermuda’s base load electricity requirement. Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] President Dennis Pimentel said: “The... Read more of this article

Police Warn About Fake Website Phishing Scam

Police Warn About Fake Website Phishing Scam

The police are warning about a “fake website claiming to represent cellular and internet services company Digicel Bermuda.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service has been made aware of a fake website claiming to represent cellular and internet services company Digicel Bermuda, inviting individuals to participate in a... Read more of this article

TABS Website Now Offering  ‘Local Loves’ Section

TABS Website Now Offering ‘Local Loves’ Section

For the first time, TABS has included other local brands on their website so that customers can continue to purchase products from their favourite local designers while the TABS flagship store in Hamilton is closed due to the Covid-19 virus. “Since opening their flagship store in July 2016, TABS has been proud to provide a showcase for other locally... Read more of this article

PTIX Offers Virtual Marketplace Platform

PTIX Offers Virtual Marketplace Platform

PTIX have upgraded their ticket sales website to become a virtual marketplace for Bermuda’s businesses, saying that “companies without the ability to sell their products and services online can now do so quickly and easily through the PTIX website.” A spokesperson said, “PTIX, the online event ticketing agency, today announced that they... Read more of this article

Argo To Hold General Meeting In Virtual Format

Argo To Hold General Meeting In Virtual Format

Argo Group International Holdings announced that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company will not hold its 2020 Annual General Meeting in person and will instead be holding it in a virtual format only. “The Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2020, in a virtual meeting format only. In addition, the time of the Annual... Read more of this article

‘Consider The Increasing Cybersecurity Risks’

‘Consider The Increasing Cybersecurity Risks’

Given the increasing number of organizations and individuals working from home to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the Ministry of National Security has recommended a number of security practices. Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “With global and local attention focused on Covid-19 it’s important to also consider the... Read more of this article

Free Channels For FibreWire TV Customers

Free Channels For FibreWire TV Customers

One Communications today announced the addition of the Discovery Group of Channels, OWN TV, HGTV, Food Network, Cooking Channel, and DIY – free to all FibreWire TV customers beginning March 25th until April 30th, 2020. “This news comes on the heels of essential News and Children’s programming currently being provided as part of their Combat... Read more of this article

Covid-19: RA Issues Emergency Determination

Covid-19: RA Issues Emergency Determination

The Regulatory Authority issued an ‘Emergency General Determination,’ with an aim to “take the appropriate actions to ensure there is no loss of service as a result of Covid-19″. The Emergency General Determination prevents providers from changing tariffs without the prior written approval from the RA, disconnecting services... Read more of this article

Digicel: Retail Stores & Payment Centres Closed

Digicel: Retail Stores & Payment Centres Closed

Digicel announced the closure of its retail store locations & BTC payment centre effective today [March 24] due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “As mandated by the Government, Digicel will be closing its retail store and BTC payment centre as of Tuesday March 24. We will continue to monitor the developments regarding the Coronavirus... Read more of this article

One: Retail Stores & Payment Centres Closed

One: Retail Stores & Payment Centres Closed

One Communications retail store locations and payment centre are “closed until further notice” to prevent the spreading of Covid-19. A spokesperson said, “In accordance with the government mandate, all of our Retail store locations and Payment Centre are now closed until further notice as an additional measure to prevent the spreading... Read more of this article