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Finance and Business

August 21st, 2014
‘We know where we are with LTE’- LIME GM Sean Auguste

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The management of LIME has made it abundantly clear their position as to their readiness with LTE (Long Term Evolution) as they await the green light from the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC).

August 20th, 2014
LIME BVI $7ml expansion to include TV – C&W CEO Phil Bentley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cable & Wireless (C&W), Mr. Phil Bentley arrived today August 20, 2014 on the shores of the Virgin Islands (VI) bearing the news of a $7ml investment the company will be plugging into the telecommunication sector via LIME BVI.

August 20th, 2014
‘Important for Governor to quickly decide on COI’ - Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator Douglas Wheatley said that it is important that new Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency Mr John S. Duncan OBE makes a decision quickly on launching a Commission of Inquiry (COI) into the cruise pier project.

August 20th, 2014
‘Cruise pier project an Embarrassment to the Territory’ - Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser RA insists that the flawed cruise pier project is an embarrassment to the Territory and is pleased that the new Governor to the Virgin Islands His Excellency Governor John S. Duncan, OBE has immediately begun to intervene.

August 18th, 2014
3 holidays too many for business persons – Mrs Eileen L. Parsons, OBE

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Historian and former legislator of the Virgin Islands Mrs. Eileen L. Parsons, OBE, has stepped forward to moot the call for leaders to consider the discontinuation of the three back-to-back holidays during the Emancipation Festival season.

August 16th, 2014
Virgin Islands Telecoms: from bad to worse

By Dickson Igwe

The final stories in the series of articles on the poor customer service model in the telecoms industry assess the issue of lack of competition in the Virgin Islands telecoms sector. The narratives state that effective competition is the one answer for improving customer service in telecoms. Real competition, not regulation, is the single option for effectively changing services for the better, in Virgin Islands telecom.

August 14th, 2014
CCT to upgrade service tonight between 11:00 pm & midnight

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - CCT today August 14, 2014 announced that it will be performing a prepaid service migration, giving customers access to a new service platform and that this will take place tonight between 11:00 pm and midnight, disrupting service during that time.

August 14th, 2014
‘Ports Project needs Commission of Inquiry’ – Donald E. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Donald E. De Castro believes that the port project needs to have a Commission of Inquiry in order to put to rest all doubts about the project and expressed concern that the Government seems unwilling to go in this direction.

August 13th, 2014
Delta Petroleum awarded 5th fuel contract with BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Word reaching our news room from our National Democratic Party (NDP) Government sources moments ago is that Delta Petroleum has been awarded another contract to supply fuel and lubricants to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

August 12th, 2014
Hon Fahie makes case for COI into cruise pier project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie amplified his call for a Commission of Inquiry (COI) to clear up issues surrounding the cruise pier project such as the cost of the project, the issues regarding the tendering, issues surrounding conflict of interest and the alleged concerns of persons who testified before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

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