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Bermuda Telecom firms apply for undersea cable licence

By Scott Neil of the Royal Gazette Three of Bermuda’s largest telecommunications firms, KeyTech, North Rock Communications, and Transact, have today jointly submitted an application for a New International Class A Telecommunications Licence. The licence will allow the consortium to build and operate an International telecommunications submarine cable facility between […]

Could Bermuda suffer a cyber attack?

By Scott Neil For an Island as reliant on internet connectivity as Bermuda the advent of deliberate cyberspace attacks of a magnitude that can virtually cripple a country — as experienced by Estonia last month — is worrying. Whether such an attack could be mounted against Bermuda, either as a […]
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Telecoms firms bid for cable

By Scott Neil - Royal Gazette A consortium of three Bermuda communication companies has entered a bid to win the right to install a new undersea telecoms cable linking the Island with the US. A key member of the consortium said that, should it be given the right to go […]

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KeyTech considering cable plan

By Jonathan Kent KeyTech Ltd. is considering plans to install a new multi-million-dollar undersea telecommunications cable linking the Island with the US and has been in talks with potential fellow investors. The Ministry of Environment, Telecommunications and E-Commerce has invited companies to tender plans for such a new cable, with […]