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Ferguson-Mackey updates Rotary Club of Lucaya on local restoration post-Hurricane Matthew

Eldri Ferguson-Mackey BTC Northern Vice President

Eldri Ferguson-Mackey, BTC Northern Vice President delivered updates on the Grand Bahama Telecommunications Restorations post-Hurricane Matthew at the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Lucaya at Ruby Swiss Restaurant on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Extensive damages were sustained island-wide as a result of Hurricane Matthew however, Ferguson-Mackey revealed that as soon as it was…
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BTC to introduce faster speeds through fiber to home services

Members of BTC’s Technical Teams hit the streets for onsite training sessions to construct a $7.3 million Fiber to Home Network on Grand Bahama Island. The company’s pilot project will begin in the Park Royal Community with an estimated 6 week timeline for completion. (Photo courtesy of BTC for Barefoot Marketing)

Always on the cutting edge of new technology, The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is set to improve the quality of the customer experience by introducing its new Fiber to Home service. This improved service would provide internet services 20 to 100 times faster than the current cable modem or DSL service which many customers now…
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Conch vendors and suppliers workshop a success

The Ministry of Tourism’s Sustainable Tourism and Product Department, in conjunction with Bahamas National Trust, hosted the first Conch Vendors and Suppliers Workshop at the Rand Nature Centre. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MOT)

On Thursday, June 29, the Ministry of Tourism’s Sustainable Tourism and Product Department, in conjunction with Bahamas National Trust, hosted the first Conch Vendors and Suppliers Workshop at the Rand Nature Centre. The event attracted some 27 vendors from throughout the island, who sat under the teaching of key influencers and stakeholders in the fisheries,…
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AML urges GB shoppers to ‘Go Plastic Free,’ reduce environmental impact with BYOB Initiative

Solomon’s team member packs a reusable shopping bag, which reduces the harmful impact of plastic on our environment. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF AML)

At the Second Annual Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) event in recognition of Earth Day, AML Foods Ltd. encouraged Saturday shoppers at their Grand Bahama stores to swap plastic bags for environmentally friendly, reusable shopping bags. The company teamed up with the Keep Grand Bahama Clean Committee to give out 10,000 eco-friendly bags to customers…
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