Telecoms news from Guyana
Pan-Caribbean mobile network operator, Digicel has protested against the decision of the Guyana Parliament not to pass legislation that would break a monopoly on international calls in Guyana. ...more.
Guyana Telephone & Telegraph (GT&T), the incumbent telecommunications service provider in Guyana, has selected a range of products from Comverse ...more.
Aptilo Networks says that it has speeded up the deployment of a WiMAX network in South America's Guyana on behalf of the internet service provider, E-Networks. ...more.
Digicel Group announced that Philip Van Dalsen has been appointed Regional CEO with responsibility for the Dutch Caribbean, Suriname and Guyana. ...more.
China's ZTE has secured a contract to roll out all of Outremer Telecom's new GSM/UMTS networks in the company's overseas territories in the French regions of the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean. ...more.
Guyana plans to close hundreds of Internet cafes that it accuses of bypassing the telephone company system to offer cheap international calls. ...more.
Digicel has teamed with The Western Union Company to allow US residents to buy PrePay top-ups and send them to mobile phone accounts belonging to customers in Jamaica, Haiti, El Salvador and Guyana. ...more.
The French telecoms regulator has awarded 3G licenses in the French Overseas Departments of La RÃ©union, the French Antilles and Guyana. ...more.
France's telecoms regulator, ARCEP has announced plans to award 3G licenses in the French Overseas dÃ©partements and collectivities. The affected areas are: Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyana, the cities of Saint-Martin and Saint-BarthÃ©lemy, RÃ©union, Mayotte and Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. ...more.
ATNI's wireless networks in Bermuda and Guyana experienced differing fortunes in Q3 2007. Bermuda Digital Communications (BDC) continued to shed customers, losing a further 576 in the quarter to finish on 20,155. ...more.
Dennis O'Brien, CEO of Irish-owned Caribbean mobile operator Digicel, has criticized the monopoly of international long distance calls by Guyana incumbent GT&T, prompting a sharp response from GT&T's CEO Joe Singh, local daily the Stabroek News reported. ...more.