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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

Bermuda Joins Safer Internet Day Celebration

Bermuda Joins Safer Internet Day Celebration

Bermuda and the United States for the first time today [Feb 10] joined the European Union [EU] in celebrating Safer Internet Day, with Bermuda organisers happy enough with the local response that they have already indicated that they plan to make the event an annual one. The EU celebrated its sixth annual Safer Internet Day as lawmakers and companies... 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

CableVision Broadband Internet Giveaway Promo

CableVision Broadband Internet Giveaway Promo

Bermuda CableVision today[Jan 6] announced a Broadband Internet Giveaway promotion, saying they will “provide one month free 50 Meg MERGE internet service to four internet customers. In addition, one ‘Super Lucky’ MERGE customer will have their current service upgraded automatically to 100 Mbps – the fastest residential speed in Bermuda.” The... Read more of this article

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