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BTC post hurricane update

BTC technicians are working around to restore services disrupted by Hurricane Sandy. Here is a the latest on service disruptions across the Bahamas. Here is the latest on service disruptions across the country:

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BTC to credit landline customers left cut off by Hurricane Matthew

BTC announced yesterday that it will issue a credit to landline customers whose service was impacted by Hurricane Matthew as it outlined an aggressive agenda to restore services.

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Landlines affected

BTC customers were affected by an interruption to landline, internet and cell services in some parts of South New Providence yesterday.

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BTC tackles landline outage

Thousands of Bahamas Telecommunications Company customers experienced problems with their landline phones late Monday evening.

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BTC move to boost landline appeal

CELL phones have a certain glamour and appeal but the landline, not so much.

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BTC disruption after copper cable theft

HUNDREDS of BTC mobile and landline customers in Grand Bahama are experiencing disruptions in services due to copper thieves targeting BTC sites throughout the island.

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BTC sparks home phone promotion

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is hoping to give home phones a new lease of life with its ‘love your landline’ low price packages.

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Power generation issue causes mobile outage

SOME Bahamas Telecommunications Company mobile customers complained of an inability to place calls or use data services yesterday. Other customers also experienced issues making calls from landline phones. In a brief statement yesterday morning, BT

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BTC services restored after tower collapse

BTC services are now fully restored to Bullocks Harbour in the Berry Islands, nine days after an external contracting company accidently caused the collapse of the BTC communication tower.

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BTC pledges $60M investment

BTC has pledged another $60m to upgrade landline services - close on the heels of a $40m+ investment that led to an 800 increase in data usage. The company hopes to create the nation’s fastest internet service with the investment.

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BTC expands GB restoration teams

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) yesterday said it has expanded its Grand Bahama recovery team as it seeks to fully restore communications services to the island. Besides restoring landline, internet, TV and mobile services, BTC added th

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URCA orders BTC interconnection changes to facilitate NewCo mobile entry

The Utilities Regulation & Competition Authority (URCA) yesterday issued its final determination on the amendments to the Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) Reference Access and Interconnection Offer (RAIO), setting out terms and conditions to facilitate interconnection services to other licensed mobile operators, namely NewCo.

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Cable Bahamas gains 3,000 new landline clients

CABLE Bahamas yesterday said it was expecting a number of businesses to switch to its REVOICE offering this month, telling Tribune Business it had attracted “well over” 3,000 new landline subscribers due in large part to its mortgage giveaway promotion.

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Number Portability to launch Sept. 3

THE Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) said yesterday that number portability for landline services would be launched on September 3, creating a “strong competitive enabler” in the telecommunications sector.

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$3m 'goodwill gesture' by BTC after blackout

A $3 MILLION "goodwill gesture" is being offered by BTC in the wake of a blackout that crippled the company's landline, cell and broadband services.

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BTC discloses 400% Internet sales rise

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) yesterday said product bundling and competitive pricing had increased its broadband Internet sales by 400 per cent over the previous year.

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Cable Bahamas eyes 1,500 more customers to broadband subscription

CABLE Bahamas said yesterday that it was looking to add another 1,500 customers to its broadband network, executives noting that the company had gained a 26 per cent market share in landline services in just two years.

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BTC tower 'destroyed' during repair exercise

A BTC tower in Bullocks Harbour, Berry Islands collapsed during a repair exercise being carried out by an external contractor, the company said.

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BTC restores northern Bahamas services after disruption

THE Bahamas Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) has restored its landline, internet and cellular services to the Northern Bahamas and to the Mars Bay area of South Andros.

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By DENISE MAYCOCK

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