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Safer Internet Day To Be Held On February 9th

Safer Internet Day To Be Held On February 9th

On February 9th, the Department of E-Commerce will host the second annual Safer Internet Day at Somersfield Academy from 10am to 1pm. The free event is sponsored by BF&M, Butterfield Bank, Clarien Bank, Digicel, and Somersfield Academy and is specifically geared towards the Island’s seniors and aims to remind them of the many ways to stay safe... Read more of this article

BT Ireland, LinkBermuda Partnership Agreement

BT Ireland, LinkBermuda Partnership Agreement

BT Ireland announced that it has signed a major new partnership agreement with LinkBermuda to provide data centre, network and infrastructure services to their global customers, initially from BT’s Dublin data centre and LinkBermuda’s facility in Bermuda. “Following a comprehensive market review by LinkBermuda in its search for a data centre... Read more of this article

Digicel Offering Special Laptop & Tablet Promo

Digicel Offering Special Laptop & Tablet Promo

Digicel today announced that customers can now get a brand new state of the art laptop or tablet with up to 100% off when they sign up for one of the provider’s best value Mobile Internet Plans. “Mobile Internet Plans now have a lower entry point with plans starting at only $39 a month, along with up to 20GB of data, double that previously available... Read more of this article

Telecommunications Price Comparison Website

Telecommunications Price Comparison Website

The Regulatory Authority, Bermuda’s telecom’s watchdog, has launched pricecheck.bm, an internet price comparison tool designed to assist consumers in identifying and comparing residential telecommunications services offered by Bermuda’s local service providers. Regulatory Authority Interim Chief Executive, Kyle Masters said, “The developers,... Read more of this article

Cablevision Hurricane Restoration Work Update

Cablevision Hurricane Restoration Work Update

Cablevision provided an update on their restoration efforts following Hurricane Joaquin, saying that work crews are targeting the remaining problem areas. The full statement from the company follows below: Restoration efforts continue with work crews targeting the remaining problem areas. If power has been restored and you don’t have cable, then the... Read more of this article

KeyTech & CellOne To Combine Operations

KeyTech & CellOne To Combine Operations

KeyTech Limited announced that it has entered into an agreement with Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. that will allow KeyTech, through Bermuda Digital Communications, Ltd., doing business as CellOne, Logic and its other subsidiaries, to create a full service provider of mobile, fixed and international telecommunication services in Bermuda. “The transaction... Read more of this article

2014/15 Bermuda Technology Report Released

2014/15 Bermuda Technology Report Released

99% of businesses have internet access, 89% of households have access to the internet, 98% of residents use the internet from any location at least once a week, and 85% of households owned a smartphone. In addition, 63% of residents shop online with overseas merchants, 22% of residents shop online with local merchants, 60% of businesses have a corporate... 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

Cablevision Offering Internet Access & Service

Cablevision Offering Internet Access & Service

Bermuda CableVision today [June 4] announces that it is now an Internet Service Provider and is offering a combined internet access and internet service from one company. The combined service starts at $64.95 and has no setup costs for customers. CableVision’s CEO, Terry Roberson, explains: “Bermuda residents have grown accustomed to paying two... Read more of this article

$60 Fee For .BM Domain Names Now In Effect

$60 Fee For .BM Domain Names Now In Effect

The Ministry of Home Affairs issued a statement advising the public that the registration of .BM domain names is no longer a free service, and as of April 1st, 2015, they incur a $60 annual registration fee. This follows after MPs approved an amendment to the Electronic Communications Act in the House of Assembly last month to pave the way for  the... Read more of this article

MPs Approve $60 Fee For Bermuda Domains

MPs Approve $60 Fee For Bermuda Domains

[Updated] MPs approved an amendment to the Electronic Communications Act in the House of Assembly last night [Mar 13], which paves the way for a $60 annual fee for Bermuda domains. The policy is set to come into effect on 1 April 2015, with the annual fee for  ”.bm” websites to be due on the anniversary of the domain’s registration. The... Read more of this article

Apple Joins Watch Market With New Product

Apple Joins Watch Market With New Product

In a move aimed to bring the capability of Apple’s iOS, made popular on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices, to the public in an even smaller form-factor, Apple has revealed its latest product, called the Apple Watch, which will run a version of the operating system called Apple Watch OS. Besides keeping time like a traditional watch, the Apple... Read more of this article

Police Investigation: Possible Pedophile Charges

Police Investigation: Possible Pedophile Charges

The police have confirmed they are conducting an investigation targeting local offenders, and “there may be criminal offences in regards to illegal use of the internet and possibly pedophile related charges.” Bernews received unofficial reports of a heavy police presence in a residential area of Devonshire this morning [Mar 10], and in response... Read more of this article