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Digicel Bermuda: ‘Nothing Less Than 100mbps’

Digicel Bermuda: ‘Nothing Less Than 100mbps’

Digicel announced that it will be launching a new range of home internet products, with “all residential fibre customers receiving nothing less than 100mbps.” A spokesperson said, “Digicel is launching a new range of home internet products to change how people connect in Bermuda. All Digicel residential fibre customers will now receive... Read more of this article

One: ’50% Increase In Their Internet Speeds’

One: ’50% Increase In Their Internet Speeds’

One Communications announced it will be “launching the Island’s fastest FibreWire Internet speeds on July 1st, boasting up to 500Mbps, another first for Bermuda.” The company said they “will automatically boost the vast majority of FibreWire Standard Internet and all Smart Internet Plans. Customers can expect to receive a more than... Read more of this article

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

Digicel Increases Customer Bandwidth

Digicel Increases Customer Bandwidth

As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, Digicel Bermuda is increasing customer bandwidth. A spokesperson said, “Digicel wants to assure the public that employees and customers remain top priority and has put measurements in place to manage the potential impact of cornavirus. “Digicel is increasing off-island capacity to... Read more of this article

One Communications Restoration Efforts Update

One Communications Restoration Efforts Update

One Communications staff continue to work hard on restoration and in bringing all customers back online. One Communications CEO Frank Amaral said, “We would first like to thank all of customers for their patience during this post-storm recovery period. We fully understand that everyone is accustomed to being connected around the clock both at home... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Launches Free In-Store Wi-Fi

MarketPlace Launches Free In-Store Wi-Fi

You can now count on free wi-fi at MarketPlace stores, with the company announcing the “formal launch” of a free in-store wi-fi offering at all store locations, including PriceRite stores and Sears. Saying it is “part of their commitment to better serving their customers,” the MarketPlace said they will “now be offering... Read more of this article

RA: No Decision Made For 5G In Bermuda

RA: No Decision Made For 5G In Bermuda

The Regulatory Authority [RA] has today stated that “no decision has been made regarding the deployment of the Fifth Generation [5G] technology in Bermuda.” “This statement is in response to a press release issued today from Horizon Communication, indicating that if they are successful in obtaining an Integrated Communication Operating... Read more of this article

Horizon Aiming To Offer New Internet Service

Horizon Aiming To Offer New Internet Service

[Updated] Horizon Communications, which aims to provide internet service, said they are “one step closer to launching,” as they have “attracted the capital required to launch and operate its business” and are “awaiting the necessary application form to apply for an operating licence.” Horizon previously announced... Read more of this article

RA: Public Consultation To Discuss Net Neutrality

RA: Public Consultation To Discuss Net Neutrality

The Regulatory Authority will host a public consultation to discuss Net Neutrality, also referred to as Open Internet, from today until June 28th. The RA said, “In its mandate to promote fair business practices and protect consumers, the Regulatory Authority will host a public consultation to discuss Net Neutrality, also referred to as Open Internet,... Read more of this article

Network Outage In NY Impacts Local Internet

Network Outage In NY Impacts Local Internet

A network outage in New York impacted internet and mobile data speeds in Bermuda today, and while One’s technical teams immediately began redirecting data traffic away from the damaged circuit, reduced data speeds continued until approximately 2:30pm. A spokesperson said, “Just after 11am ADT on May 1, 2019 One Communications was alerted to... Read more of this article

Promote Island As Atlantic Hub For Fibreoptic

Promote Island As Atlantic Hub For Fibreoptic

A Bermuda delegation attending a high-profile conference for the global submarine cable industry this week will “promote the island as a strategic Atlantic landing hub for fibreoptic corridors,” the Bermuda Business Development Agency said. “SubOptic, a triennial event being held April 8–11 in New Orleans, LA, is the longest running... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Visits ICT Dept Safer Internet Day

Premier Burt Visits ICT Dept Safer Internet Day

Premier David Burt stopped by the Safer Internet Day at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall in Hamilton to support the Bermuda Government Department of ICT Policy & Innovation work in educating Bermuda’s seniors on how to remain safe online. The Government posted the photos online below, the Premier tweeted, “Stopped by Safer Internet Day 2019 to... Read more of this article

Department To Host Safer Internet Day 2019

Department To Host Safer Internet Day 2019

This Tuesday [Feb 19], the Department of ICT Policy & Innovation will host Safer Internet Day from 10am until 2:30pm at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “This Tuesday, February 19th, the Island’s seniors will gather to learn, surf, post, secure, like, and comment during Bermuda’s 5th annual Safer Internet... Read more of this article