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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

Students To Assist Seniors On Safer Internet Day

Students To Assist Seniors On Safer Internet Day

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines highlighted the upcoming Safer Internet Day for Seniors which will be held on Tuesday [Feb 6], and will see high school students on hand to assist seniors with any questions they have about their devices and technology at an event at Cathedral Hall. In highlighting the event earlier today, the Minister —... Read more of this article

‘Safer Internet Day For Seniors’ Event On Feb 6

‘Safer Internet Day For Seniors’ Event On Feb 6

The “2018 Safer Internet Day for Seniors” free event will be held on Tuesday, February 6 from 10.00am to 2.30pm at Cathedral Hall on Church Street. A spokesperson said, “The aim of the free yearly event is to provide the Island’s seniors with the opportunity to learn the different ways to use technology to their advantage and how to navigate... Read more of this article

Horizon ICO Launch Moved To February

Horizon ICO Launch Moved To February

Horizon Communications — which aims to launch wireless internet service in Bermuda — has pushed their ICO launch date to February, saying they are “working on improving our website and materials, as well as also marketing throughout the cryptocurrency community.” Describing itself as the “world’s first telecommunication company... Read more of this article

“ONE Fiber Cut Causes TBi Outage” Today

“ONE Fiber Cut Causes TBi Outage” Today

“An issue with ONE Communications’ fiber resulted in an outage for TBi customers” earlier today [Jan 20] according to a TBi spokesperson. The spokesperson said, “At approximately 11:15 a.m. today, an issue with ONE Communications’ fiber resulted in an outage for TBi customers. An investigation by TBi engineers revealed the cause... Read more of this article

Bluewave Partners With Mimosa Networks

Bluewave Partners With Mimosa Networks

Mimosa Networks announced that Bluewave has selected Mimosa as its fixed wireless technology partner. “Seeking to revolutionize the local market with a truly convergent network, Bluewave is providing affordable, reliable, high-speed internet, video and voice to its local business and residential subscribers. Bluewave is owned by East End Telecom,... Read more of this article

Horizon Plans To Offer Internet Service After ICO

Horizon Plans To Offer Internet Service After ICO

Horizon Communications will be offering a cryptocurrency ICO, with an aim to launch fixed wireless internet service in Bermuda in June 2018, with the company describing itself as the “world’s First Telecommunication Company powered by the Ethereum Blockchain.” Horizon Aims To Launch High Speed Internet The company said, “Horizon... Read more of this article

One Internet Service Now “Fully Operational”

One Internet Service Now “Fully Operational”

One Communications said their internet service is “once again fully operational” explaining that the “intermittent degradation of speeds that began on the afternoon of Sunday, December 31st was a result of severe freezing weather conditions which damaged fibre cabling on the East Coast of the US.” CEO Frank Amaral said, “At... Read more of this article

Digicel Unveils ‘Fibre Section’ In Hamilton Store

Digicel Unveils ‘Fibre Section’ In Hamilton Store

Following the launch of Digicel’s Fibre to the Home network the company has unveiled a new Fibre section in its Church Street store. The new ‘Entertainment Zone’ features four flat screen TVs and comfortable seating where the company said “customers can experience first-hand the better picture quality that 100% fibre brings. ” A range... Read more of this article