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Digicel Completing LTE Network Deployment

Digicel Completing LTE Network Deployment

Digicel announced it will complete the final phases of its major mobile network upgrade during April and May 2017, and said the “final phase of network deployment and testing will see limited periods and locations experiencing some disruption to existing services.” “The culmination of the multi-million-dollar investment program will... Read more of this article

Students To Gather For BIOS’s ROV Challenge

Students To Gather For BIOS’s ROV Challenge

Twenty-five teams from 12 Bermuda schools and educational organizations will converge on the National Sports Centre on Saturday, April 22, for the 2017 MATE Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], is part of the Mid Atlantic Robotics IN Education Program [MARINE],... Read more of this article

Digicel Launches Connect2Sailing Programme

Digicel Launches Connect2Sailing Programme

With the America’s Cup fast approaching, Digicel Bermuda announced today the launch of its #Connect2sailing programme – aimed at bringing youths closer to the technology that fuels the world’s most anticipated boating event, which this year is being staged in Bermuda. As an Official Event Supplier to Land Rover BAR, the British Challenger... Read more of this article

Need A Job? Bernews Seeking Summer Student

Need A Job? Bernews Seeking Summer Student

With the large number of events set to take place across Bermuda this summer, Bernews is looking to hire a summer student to help our existing staff provide coverage of all of the happenings on the island. The successful candidate will help to provide coverage the myriad of events happening across the island, including the America’s Cup, Bermuda... Read more of this article

Rick Olson Apologizes For ‘Insensitive Post’

Rick Olson Apologizes For ‘Insensitive Post’

After a comment and link he posted drew outrage on social media, businessman Rick Olson apologized to “all Bermudians for the insensitive post,” saying “this situation will not reoccur.”‘ The original comment he posted appeared to link to a Wikipedia page titled “Hanged, drawn and quartered,” with the photo... Read more of this article

Hitch Mobile App Hits 30,000 Rides Milestone

Hitch Mobile App Hits 30,000 Rides Milestone

Hitch – Bermuda’s taxi booking mobile app — has completed its 30,000th ride, and has paid out over $600,000 to its 230 taxi drivers since its inception. “Hitch was launched on December 14th, 2015 and in less than 18 months has become a trusted method of booking for both taxi operators and passengers. With over 6,500 customers,... Read more of this article

Electronic Communications Division Formed

Electronic Communications Division Formed

A new division of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has been formed with the aim of advancing the telecoms industry, placing customer interests at the fore. The Electronic Communications Division [ECD] of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is a forum for the island’s telecommunications companies to discuss common issues to assist in raising the standard... Read more of this article

Happy Valley Using iPads In The Classroom

Happy Valley Using iPads In The Classroom

Hemera Fund at the Bermuda Community Foundation’s donation of six iPads has has enriched the educational experience of the young children enrolled in Happy Valley Child Care Centre [HVCCC]. “The children now have the opportunity to better connect with the content of the school’s High Scope Curriculum – a quality approach to early childhood... Read more of this article

BBC Announced As Official AC Broadcaster

BBC Announced As Official AC Broadcaster

The America’s Cup announced that the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is the official Bermudian broadcast partner of the 35th America’s Cup. “One of the most celebrated and prestigious sports competitions in the world will take place from 26th May to 27th June in Bermuda, and Bermuda Broadcasting’s viewers and listeners will be provided with... Read more of this article

April 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

April 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] It was a tough month for Bermuda’s social media peeps. The average Klout score from the first quarter’s top 50 rankings fell by an average of two points. Several of the top people took hits of five or more people to their Klout scores. Falling out of the top 10 were PowerGirl Trina and Shari-Lynn Pringle, and joining the... Read more of this article

BBC’s New Transmitters And TV Upgrades

BBC’s New Transmitters And TV Upgrades

As part of a major upgrade, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company has fired up two brand new radio transmitters that enhance audio quality for listeners island-wide, and the company said that “for the first time ever in Bermuda, viewers of terrestrial TV will soon be able to watch shows in beautiful high definition.” Trenches were dug to accommodate... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Celebrate Inspiring Women In ICT

Bermuda To Celebrate Inspiring Women In ICT

Bermuda is a part of a global movement to recognize and celebrate women in Information and Communications Technologies [ICT] on April 27th, with three events being organized locally, including two competitions for students ages 11 to 16. The community is invited to participate in efforts to encourage, foster, and mentor young women as they consider... Read more of this article

Gateway Achieves Additional Gold Application

Gateway Achieves Additional Gold Application

Gateway Systems Limited have achieved an additional Microsoft Gold Competency to augment the Gold Volume Licensing that they have held for several years. Gateway Systems has satisfied the requirements to hold the following competencies in the Microsoft Partner Network program:Gold Application Development Gold Volume Licensing Silver Software Asset... Read more of this article