Telecoms news from Jamaica
Jamaican mobile network, Lime is reported to have signed a managed services agreement with Ericsson. ...more.
Payment fraud prevention detector, Alaric says that it had provided its services to Transcel to support a Development Bank of Jamaica project to deliver mobile financial services in the country. ...more.
Digicel Jamaica has deployed a monitoring platform on its base stations that reduces power consumption in areas of low usage. ...more.
Pan-Caribbean network, Digicel today broke ground on its new global headquarters on the waterfront in downtown Kingston, Jamaica. ...more.
Seventy-two hours after the passage of Hurricane Sandy, Jamaica based mobile network, Lime is reporting that it is delivering significant service improvement to the badly-damaged eastern portion of the country, ...more.
Jamaican mobile network, Lime has signed a deal to switch its outsourced customer care service from ACS in Kingston to Telus International between August and October of this year. ...more.
Digicel Jamaica's CEO, Mark Linehan has been promoted to the role of Regional CEO for the Eastern Caribbean South, ...more.
The Government of Jamaica has introduced a special telephone tax on all calls originating in Jamaica, effective July 15, 2012. ...more.
Digicel Jamaica has announced the launch of its 4G network -- which is actually a HSPA+ based service -- with coverage of 80% of the population at launch. ...more.
Digicel Jamaica has filed a appeal against the telecom regulator's decision to lower mobile termination rates in the country. ...more.
Jamaica's Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has been given permission to challenge the merger between the country's two larger mobile networks, Digicel and Claro. ...more.
Jamaica based Digicel has responded to a raid by the country's tax authorities and has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court to claim that a warrant granted to the Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) was "fundamentally flawed as the analysis performed by TAJ reveals utter and complete incompetence". ...more.
Jamaican mobile network, Lime -- owned by Cable & Wireless -- has announced that it will start deploying what it calls a 4G network from this week. ...more.
Cable and Wireless's Jamaican subsidiary, Lime has denied reports that the parent company is considering closing down the mobile network. ...more.
Digicel Jamaica has reportedly announced that it is to shut-down the network infrastructure it inherited from its recent takeover of Claro Jamaica, despite the understanding that the company was obliged to maintain both networks. ...more.
Jamaican mobile network, Lime - the trading name for Cable & Wireless Communications recently secured an agreement with its labour unions to help stem the losses at the company as it faces increased competition from the merged Digicel/Claro. ...more.
The Jamaican government has approved the merger of local mobile networks, Digicel and Claro, subject to some conditions and despite concerns that the enlarged company will have an effective monopoly on the market. ...more.
Jamaica's government has announced plans to split off the telecoms regulatory work carried out by the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) and create a dedicated telecoms regulator for the country. ...more.
Jamaica's Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Karl Samuda has said that he will be keeping a close eye on the planned merger of the two dominant mobile networks, Claro and Digicel to ensure a monopoly is not formed. ...more.
Jamaican mobile network, Lime - a subsidiary of UK based Cable and Wireless - has written to the regulators expressing concerns about the recently announced deal for Digicel to buy its local rival, Claro. ...more.