MOBILE RIVALS CASH IN ON HOLIDAY SPENDING: Both Aliv & BTC see surge in Black Friday sales

“All indicators point to a rebound in spending” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Mobile competitors BTC and Aliv saw strong sales during their respective Black Friday promotions, with the latter claiming its “strongest Black Friday on record”.  Patrice Thompson, Aliv’s general manager of sales, told Eyewitness News: “Aliv experienced the strongest black Friday on record, acquiring [the] […]

BTC to continue fiber-to-the-home push in 2022 to bridge digital divide

“We’ve delivered a lot in 2021, but in 2022 we must do even more” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) will continue to focus on efforts to bridge the digital divide by providing greater access across the country through its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) services as part of its 2022 strategy, the company said yesterday. Inge […]

BTC sees “double digit” subscriber growth on fixed services says CEO

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Bahamas Telecommunication Company’s (BTC) chief executive said yesterday the company has seen “double-digit” subscriber growth on its fixed services André Foster told reporters on the sidelines of the company’s press conference that sales have been “amazing” over the last half-year. “Our focus this year has been on maintaining a growth trajectory on […]

BTC first in country with fixed mobile convergence; aims for 70K new fiber-to-home connects by year’s end

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is aiming to have 70,000 new homes connected to its fiber-to-the home infrastructure by year’s end, according to its chief executive, with the company becoming the first communications provider in country to offer fixed mobile convergence (FMC). Andre Foster, BTC CEO, during a media event last Friday, […]

BTC unions reject company’s early retirement program offer

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) line staff and managers union representatives have taken issue with the company’s decision to offer an Enhanced Early Retirement Program (EERP), with one union head describing the company’s actions as “distasteful”. BTC said in a statement yesterday that while it remains committed to transforming its business into […]

BTC gifts five community organizations with monetary support to brighten the holidays

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) gifted five community organizations with monetary support to help make the holidays a little brighter for those in need during the holiday season. The Children’s Emergency Hostel, Hands for Hunger, Elizabeth Children’s Home, F.O.A.M. and Reach Out and Touch Ministries on Grand Bahama all received donations. BTC […]

BTC launches nationwide connectivity campaign

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — BTC has announced that it has kicked off an aggressive national connectivity campaign geared at connecting every home across the country with broadband services. The company said in a statement that through this program, any customer regardless of their location in the country will have access to a customized solution to meet […]