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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

Digicel ‘Fibre To The Business’ Connectivity

Digicel ‘Fibre To The Business’ Connectivity

Digicel Bermuda said they are “looking to empower all businesses with the introduction of Digicel Fibre to the Business,” and as of December 3rd “all business customers can now have incomparable high-speed data connectivity.” “No business today can operate without internet and we want to support businesses as they continue... Read more of this article

TBi Moves Customer Centre To Washington Mall

TBi Moves Customer Centre To Washington Mall

TeleBermuda International Limited [TBi] has moved its payment and customer care centre to the Washington Mall on Church Street, across from the bus terminal, and its sister company, Bluewave, will share the premises. “The location provides Bermudians with a one-stop-shop for all their data, long distance and fiber and wireless internet needs,”... Read more of this article

LinkBermuda Investing $2M In Network Upgrade

LinkBermuda Investing $2M In Network Upgrade

LinkBermuda confirmed today that it has made a capital investment of $2M to “upgrade its fibre network, enhancing the company’s ability to provide even greater speeds of service to enterprise customers in industries that include Government, Reinsurance, Emergency Services, Education, Fintech and Telecommunications.” “We have a strong... Read more of this article

One Introduces ‘Seamless WiFi Connectivity’

One Introduces ‘Seamless WiFi Connectivity’

One Communications today [Sept 17] announced the launch of its OneHome WiFi service, saying that “this new, technological innovation promises to resolve long-standing WiFi coverage issues experienced in homes across Bermuda.” “WiFi is an important part of everyday life, and to have multiple connected devices in a single household is now... Read more of this article

Digicel Awarded Fastest Mobile Network Award

Digicel Awarded Fastest Mobile Network Award

Digicel has been named ‘Bermuda’s Fastest Mobile Network’ by mobile network company Ookla. A spokesperson said, “Ookla, the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing and the company behind the well-known Speedtest app, confirmed that Digicel customers have access to the fastest mobile network on the island. The telecoms... Read more of this article

RA Seek Feedback: Electronic Communications

RA Seek Feedback: Electronic Communications

The moratorium on issuing new Integrated Communications Operating Licences [ICOLs] could be reviewed; new regulations put in place to protect the Island’s internet network if an undersea cable is damaged; and, consumers could be given compensation for outages or failures in service. Those are just some of the topics being examined in a new wave of... Read more of this article

Minister Wayne Caines On Safer Internet Day

Minister Wayne Caines On Safer Internet Day

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines spoke about the recently held Safer Internet Day in the House of Assembly today [Feb 9], saying that the day “encourages our seniors to navigate this digital world while practicing cyber safety in their interactions.” Minister Caines said, “On Tuesday of this week, 80 people gathered to learn,... Read more of this article

Globenet Network Issue Causes TBi Disruption

Globenet Network Issue Causes TBi Disruption

Yesterday [Jan 3], TeleBermuda International Limited [TBi] customers experienced a service disruption due to their “off-island partner Globenet experiencing network issues,” and TBi has apologized to customers, and said will be offering a refund for the downtime. A spokesperson said, “Yesterday, TBi customers experienced a disruption... Read more of this article