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Digicel, Microsoft ink Curacao school fibre and software deals

Published 10 Mar 2021 11:27 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Caribbean-focused operator Digicel has won a tender launched by the government of Curacao to bring fibre-optic broadband to a total of 118 schools throughout the territory, ...

Govt to sell all shares in UTS Curacao - report

Published 07 Jan 2019 11:30 CET | Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles

Curacao and Sint Maarten are set to sell their public stakes in local telecommunications operator United Telecommunication Services (UTS) to an as yet unnamed private sector ...

Motorola Solutions runs public safety comms trial in Dutch Caribbean

Published 31 Aug 2018 10:52 CET | Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles

Motorola Solutions announced that the Dutch Caribbean Police completed a successful trial of its Intelligent Communications as a Service (ICaaS) technology in collaboration ...

Eurofiber joins Amsterdam Smart City collective

Published 21 Jun 2018 12:42 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Dutch operator Eurofiber has joined the Amsterdam Smart City (ASC) network, a cooperation officially launched on 21 June during the "Kick-off 'Amsterdam Smart City | The next ...

UTS shuts down Sint Maarten 2G network after hurricane damage

Published 27 Sep 2017 11:04 CET | Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles

Sint Maarten operator United Telecommunication Services (UTS) has announced that it's shutting down its 2G network for good after it was damaged by Hurricane Irma and ...

Dutch Antilles fixed services lag behind mobile - study

Published 03 Feb 2017 17:57 CET | Netherlands Antilles

SEO Amsterdam Economics has at the request of the Dutch ministry of economics conducted a study on the telecom and TV market in Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba. The three ...

UTS set to bring 4G to Sint Eustatius

Published 23 Nov 2016 13:47 CET | Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles

Curacao-based operator United Telecommunication Services (UTS) has announced that it intends to bring 4G services to the Caribbean island territory of Sint Eustatius, part of ...

Dutch govt offers subsidy for Antilles network investment

Published 29 Apr 2016 11:11 CET | Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles

The Dutch ministry of economy affairs announced a subsidy for telecom services on the Netherlands Antilles. The government is making EUR 1.7 million available for investments ...

Telbo Bonaire starts FTTH roll-out, ready for 4G launch

Published 10 Apr 2015 11:04 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Telbo, the operator on the Caribbean island of Bonaire, has started the roll-out of an island-wide FTTH network. The company expects to connect every household within 2.5-3 ...

UTS carries out 4G LTE trial in Curacao

Published 19 Feb 2015 18:23 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Curacao's telecoms firm UTS is currently testing its 4G LTE service, Telesemana writes. The two-week trial is expected to be completed on 20 February. UTS provides mobile and ...

Digicel, CWC show interest in Curacao's UTS - report

Published 12 Feb 2015 19:59 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Digicel and Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) have expressed an interest in a strategic partnership with Curacao's telecoms firm UTS, The Curacao Chronicle reports, ...

Level 3 to offer telecom services to Bancaribe Curacao Bank

Published 12 Jun 2012 13:10 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Bancaribe Curacao Bank has selected Level 3 Communications for a five-year contract to integrate the bank's communications. Level 3 will provide the banking institution's ...

TelEm picks BTI Systems' packet optical networking system

Published 28 Feb 2011 12:48 CET | Netherlands Antilles

TelEm Group, the government-owned telecommunication provider on the Dutch Caribbean Island of St. Maarten has selected a packet optical networking system from BTI Systems to ...

Digicel names CEO for Dutch Caribbean, Suriname, Guyana

Published 22 Nov 2010 11:26 CET | Caribbean, Guyana, Netherlands Antilles, Suriname

Mobile group Digicel has appointed Philip Van Dalsen as regional CEO with responsibility for the Dutch Caribbean, Suriname and Guyana, effective at the start of the new year. ...

Agentschap Telecom to also supervise the Antilles

Published 11 Oct 2010 09:39 CET | Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles

The "Dutch Antilles" will be no more from 10 October, as Curaçao and Sint Maarten continue as independent countries within the Dutch kingdom. Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba ...

Harmonic powers broadcast, on-demand IPTV service in Curacao

Published 11 Nov 2009 07:56 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Santa Barbara Utilities has selected Harmonic's digital video services for a new broadcast and on-demand IPTV service at the Santa Barbara Plantation Resort Community in ...

Nokia Siemens wins contract at St. Maarten's Smitcoms

Published 22 Oct 2009 07:08 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Nokia Siemens Networks has won a contract at St. Maarten-based operator Smitcoms, member of the TelEm Group. Smitcoms has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to deploy a new ...

SBU picks MetaSwitch for greenfield deployment in Curacao

Published 14 Jul 2009 08:57 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Santa Barbara Utilities has signed a contract with MetaSwitch to provide VoIP services to the Santa Barbara Plantation Resort Community, a hospitality project in the Southern ...

MetaSwitch wins VoIP deal at Eutel in Netherlands Antilles

Published 30 Jun 2009 10:34 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Switching services provider MetaSwitch has won a VoIP network deployment contract at Eutel. Eutel, the incumbent operator of St. Eustatius island in the Netherlands Antilles, ...

Belgacom new jv to own Scarlet Curacao, look for more buys

Published 08 May 2009 10:16 CET | Belgium, Netherlands Antilles

Belgian telecom incumbent has begun a joint venture with Pantheres Investments, the former owner of Scarlet. The joint venture, to be called Sahara International Ventures NV, ...

Digicel Antilles picks Alcatel-Lucent for network upgrade

Published 09 Apr 2009 15:57 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Alcatel-Lucent has completed the deployment of its microwave packet radio technology for the seamless IP transformation of the mobile network operated by Digicel Antilles to ...

UTS selects Divitel to deliver MMDS platform

Published 09 Feb 2009 09:00 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Netherlands Antilles-based cable operator United Telecommunication Services has chosen Divitel to migrate it to an advanced MMDS platform in Curacao. During the renovation of ...

Mio unveils SMS service, extends roaming network

Published 16 Jul 2008 09:58 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Caribbean mobile operator Mio has launched an international SMS service on the Dutch Caribbean markets. The new SMS service enables Mio subscribers on the Aruba, Bonaire and ...

Mio to launch mobile voice, internet in Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao

Published 12 May 2008 13:14 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Mio will soon be launching mobile voice, broadband internet access and WiMAX services in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. Mio will be offering unlimited wireless broadband ...

Telbo picks Kasenna's middleware and video servers for mitv service

Published 16 Apr 2008 16:19 CET | Netherlands Antilles

Caribbean telecommunications company Telefonia Bonairiano has selected Kasenna LivingRoom middleware and MediaBase video servers for its mitv video service. Telbo is using ...