Telecoms news from Trinidad And Tobago
Harris says that it has been awarded a US$31 million contract for a Public Safety Access Point (PSAP) and 800 MHz P25 (Project 25) trunked radio system for the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service. ...more.
The English Court of Appeal recently dismissed an application by Digicel for permission to appeal against a decision that it could not claim compensation from Trinidad and Tobago based mobile network, TSTT for delays in setting up an interconnection between their two networks. ...more.
Huawei has announced that Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has launched the Caribbean's largest commercial WiMAX network. ...more.
Digicel has reported that its full-year revenues rose by 11% to reach US$1.73 billion, while BITDA margin rose to 40%, indicating the maturing of its successful rollouts in markets including El Salvador and Trinidad & Tobago ...more.
Trinidad and Tobago telco, TSTT has updated its existing Redknee provided platform to add prepaid charging services for BlackBerry smartphones. ...more.
The telecoms regulator in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago has announced plans to award a 3rd mobile license in the country. ...more.
After some two years of disputes, the two mobile operators in Trinidad & Tobago, Digicel and TSTT have finally signed an interconnection agreement - allowing customers to make calls to users on the competing networks. ...more.
Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has announced plans to cut its workforce by 4% to increase efficiency in an increasingly competitive market. ...more.
The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has terminated the mobile phone license which had been held by Laqtel. The company was granted a license for blocks of spectrum in the 800MHz and 1900MHz bands at the end of 2005, but has had problems raising funds to pay for the license and roll out its network. ...more.
Suspected sabotage at Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago's (TSTT) Macqueripe cell site has disrupted mobile telephone service in the area and TSTT Head of Security and Operational Risk, Dennis Gordon, believes that it is part of an organised attack on TSTT's infrastructure. ...more.
Financially troubled Trinidad & Tobago mobile startup Laqtel is confident it can secure financing by the end of November and plans to refocus its business model to concentrate on wireless broadband rather than voice, Laqtel's COO Richard Nixon told BNamericas. ...more.
Magistrate Maureen Baboolal-Gafoor in Trinidad & Tobago has ordered startup mobile operator Laqtel to pay a TT$150,000 (US$24,000) fine for failing to deposit a TT$4mn concession guarantee in January 2006, local press reported. ...more.
Trinidad & Tobago mobile operator Laqtel pleaded on Wednesday (Oct 17) with a local court for a 30-45 day extension for the payment of a performance bond to local telecoms regulator TATT, daily The Trinidad Guardian reported. ...more.
Trinidad & Tobago's high court is expected to rule on October 22 on a complaint by mobile operator Digicel that incumbent TSTT violated a court order to interconnect with Digicel, The Trinidad Guardian reported. ...more.
A Trinidad & Tobago court will decide on October 17 the sanctions to apply to mobile operator Laqtel for breaching its concession contract, local daily the Trinidad Express reported. ...more.
In January 2007 five companies qualified to bid for this spectrum, but only three participated on the day. The third bidder, Open Telecom, did not win spectrum. Spectrum blocks in the 28GHz band were also on offer, but did not attract bids. ...more.
Trinidad & Tobago telecoms regulator TATT has filed a lawsuit against mobile operator Laqtel for failing to deposit a TT$4mn (US$638,000) bond as a guarantee that it would meet concession obligations, local press reported. ...more.