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Ten New Apprentices Start At Digicel & BTC

Ten New Apprentices Start At Digicel & BTC

The ten successful candidates for the new Digicel & BTC apprenticeship program started this week, which marks the beginning of a three-year training scheme designed to train young Bermudians in the vital role of technical engineers. “Following the influx of over 200 applicants, the ten successful candidates were selected for their exceptional... Read more of this article

BTC To Create Fourteen New Jobs In Bermuda

BTC To Create Fourteen New Jobs In Bermuda

BTC today [Nov 13] confirmed that a total of fourteen new roles are set to be created in Bermuda, saying that there was an “extremely high volume of applicants for the recently announced BTC Apprenticeship targeting recruitment of ten young Bermudians and BTC is now set to create four additional roles for ISP specialists by relocating current... Read more of this article

BTC Launches Apprenticeship Programme

BTC Launches Apprenticeship Programme

BTC today announced the launch of their new apprenticeship programme which aims to provide educational and professional opportunities for young Bermudians who are interested in a career in telecoms. The programme will offer Bermudians aged 18-25 the opportunity to train as a Technician for a period of three years with the possibility of gaining a permanent... Read more of this article

BTC Reports Minimal Damage Following Joaquin

BTC Reports Minimal Damage Following Joaquin

BTC have reported minimal disruption to service following Hurricane Joaquin with only isolated issues caused by damage to some overhead cables. A spokesperson said, “Like sister company Digicel, BTC is expecting full service recovery to normal levels today [Oct 5]. “BTC’s care experts at St. John’s call center have received few calls... Read more of this article

BTC Launches Complete Home Internet Service

BTC Launches Complete Home Internet Service

Bermuda Telephone Company – which was recently acquired by Digicel — announced the launch of Complete Home Internet, including end-to-end connectivity with internet service provision [ISP] to complement existing access and phone services. “With 127 years of expertise and 148 Bermudian employees, BTC is trusted by thousands of customers... Read more of this article

Digicel Bermuda Completes Acquisition Of BTC

Digicel Bermuda Completes Acquisition Of BTC

Digicel Bermuda today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Bermuda Telephone Company [BTC]. Digicel Bermuda CEO, Robin Seale, said, “This is an exciting time for Digicel Bermuda and BTC as together we are better positioned to serve our customers across Bermuda.” “With the acquisition now complete, we are even further committed to... Read more of this article

RA Grants Approval: Digicel’s Purchase Of BTC

RA Grants Approval: Digicel’s Purchase Of BTC

[Updated] The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda has decided to grant its written approval of the purchase of the Bermuda Telephone Company by Telecommunications [Bermuda & West Indies Limited, Digicel Bermuda]. The RA said, “After a nearly three-month long review, which included a request for public comment, the merger was approved subject... Read more of this article

RA Reminder: Comments On Digicel & BTC Deal

RA Reminder: Comments On Digicel & BTC Deal

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda would like to remind the public that its invitation to them to comment on the proposed purchase of the Bermuda Telephone Company by Digicel expires this Friday, February 6. The RA said, “Before making a decision whether to allow the purchase, the RAB wants to ensure that it provides every opportunity to interested... Read more of this article

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

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

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

KeyTech’s “Transformational Transactions”

KeyTech’s “Transformational Transactions”

The KeyTech Group of Companies confirmed that its subsidiary, WestTel Limited [Logic Cayman], doing business in Cayman, has acquired British Overseas Territory Cable & Telecommunications, Ltd. [BOTCAT], a company incorporated in Cayman. BOTCAT owns WestStar TV Limited in Cayman and an interest in CableVision Holding Ltd. in Bermuda. Following completion... Read more of this article

BTC Sale To Barrie Holdings Ltd. Completed

BTC Sale To Barrie Holdings Ltd. Completed

[Updated] BTC announced the completed sale of the company to Barrie Holdings Limited, a said the “transaction marks the beginning of a new era and promises to yield significant changes in the days ahead.” Roy Graydon [pictured], the newly appointed Executive Chairman of BTC, says, “Bermuda is a unique market filled with incredible potential,... Read more of this article