Digicel done with 8 million network customers get free upgrades and services

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 24 jul 2015 – Digicel is done, complete with its network rebuild and this week the company celebrated with a press conference to announce the re-launch. It is an $8 million dollar investment by the telecoms giant which explained that the project involved the installation of over 30km of fibre optic cable, 11km of coaxial cable and the doubling of its international bandwidth capacity – all of which, Digicel promises, will deliver an unbeatable, superfast broadband experience to homes and businesses across TCI, even during peak times. Digicel is no longer just a mobile service player in the market and shared that on the TV side, users will see that the upgrade equates to sharper, more consistent, reliable picture quality. Add to this, during that press conference held Wednesday at the Blue Haven Resort, TV users will have an easy to use electronic TV guide and a host of leading new channels. Digicel Play CEO, Erik Staaf said, “Today, we are confident that the customer experience on our newly rebuilt network is the best and most reliable in the TCI – making Digicel the home of the fastest internet and best TV service. I want to say a massive thank you to our loyal customers for their patience during this process – we hope they’ll agree it’s been worth the wait.” And Digicel is serious about that thank you with three months of free premium movies to TV subscribers and a free upgrade to its broadband customers. Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Digicel T&T Donates Supplies to Anguilla and British Virgin Islands TCI Govt meets with Digicel and Carnival Cruise Lines Related Items:digicel, erik staaf, network update Thousands without power in TCIlast_img read more

Police Investigate Aggravated Burglary

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, May 30, 2017 – Providenciales – Detectives of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force are investigating an Aggravated Burglary Report that occurred this morning (Tuesday 30th May 2017) in the Blue Hills area of Providenciales.Around 3:22am on that date, Police responded to a home on the Millennium Highway where two victims were met and they told officers that around 11:25pm that night they secured their home and went to bed. They were awakened by the shattering sound of their back glass door by a rock that was thrown by two slim built masked men who entered the home, brandished  and pointed a gun at them and demanded cash. The culprits got away with one (1) brown Land hand bag, one (1) Mac Book Pro Laptop and one (1) Samsung J7 phone.No one was injured during this incident.Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1-800-8477 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: www.crimestoppers.tc, Chalk Sound Police Station 338-5901. The information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter page.Crime Incidents.Over the past twenty-four hours there were two Burglaries, One Attempted Burglary and one Aggravated Burglary reported on the island of Providenciales. Investigations are in progress.Press Release: RTCIPF Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

Pellegrini Andy Carroll must earn a new contract

first_imgWest Ham coach Manuel Pellegrini warned Andy Carroll that he must prove his worth on the pitch in order to remain at the clubThe former Liverpool striker’s current contract with West Ham will expire at the end of the season after six years in London.But Carroll’s time with the Hammers has been clouded with a set of lingering injury issues that have restricted him to just 130 appearances in total.And now Pellegrini says Carroll will have to convince him that he’s worth keeping by proving it on the pitch.“When you need to renew your contract, of course you must demonstrate why you need to renew,” said Pellegrini, according to FourFourTwo.“We know what Andy can give to our team, now he must demonstrate he is able to do it week by week.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“He has now the last six months, and I hope that he will be able to do it.”Carroll made his first appearance of the season for West Ham in Tuesday night’s 3-1 win over Cardiff City in the Premier League.Pellegrini added: “For the moment, he can be a very important substitute.“We know what he can give to our team, the other day in 15 minutes, he had two or three shots, headers.“All the other defenders must be worried if they see Andy near the box, he can give a lot of important things to our team.”West Ham will face Crystal Palace this Saturday at home with kick-off set for 16:00 (CET).last_img read more

Burton boss wants to make history

first_imgFor Nigel Clough, a single goal against Manchester City would suffice to make his team very happy after losing 9-0 in the first leg of the Football League Cup Semifinal.Manchester City defeated Burton 9-0 in the first leg of the Football League Cup Semifinal.The small Football League One club could not compete against the English Premier League side.And they are set to play tomorrow again in the second leg.For Burton boss Nigel Clough, a single goal would suffice to make his side very proud before being eliminated from the competition.“It will be about little milestones and pride of course,” said Clough to the BBC.“If one of our players could score against one of the best teams in Europe then that would be a milestone for us.”Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…“And it would be a wonderful individual milestone for whoever got a goal.”“It will probably never happen again. To beat the team’s we have beaten to get here and end up in the last four with Manchester City, Chelsea, and Tottenham – three of the best sides in Europe,” he added.“It’s amazing, really, and the fact that the semi-finals are over two legs helps emphasize that.”Burton Albion defeated Premier League side Burnley, and Championship teams Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest, and Middlesbrough to be able to play against City.The team was founded 69 years ago and last season played in the Championship before being relegated.The Brewers have never been able to reach the Premier League.last_img read more

QA Matt Petersen on the TMGMcMurry Merger

first_imgHere, Petersen [pictured] speaks with FOLIO: about the deal, how the two companies compliment each other and what happens next.FOLIO: Talk about the state of the content marketing market and how it makes sense for a deal like this to come together.Petersen: We define content marketing as content that is being developed and curated in order to engage our brands’ and clients’ existing and prospective customers—engaging as opposed to interruptive. That kind of marketing has been taking off. We have not nearly hit the precipice of it, it’s only going to grow. That’s evident in how our respective companies have grown and now combined. As brands more and more take on the characteristics of media and need expert stewardship of that content, the more we are going to be a terrific value to them. FOLIO: Where do TMG and McMurry complement each other specifically? Petersen: What’s great about the two companies, culturally and from a heritage standpoint, is content is at the core of the business. With McMurry, they come with a particularly good depth and capability in video. That gives us a tremendous asset, a tremendous team to work with and the ability to bring new solutions. McMurry is also a bit larger, so we get a larger digital bench and combined with TMG it’s sizable. TMG has also grown its social media practice, which we look at from more of a social journalism process. FOLIO: Given your background at Hearst and also Meredith’s Xcelerated Marketing, how does this combined company compare to those operations in terms of business volume and revenues? Petersen: I’d say from a size perspective, we’re now, combined, the largest independent content marketing company out there. We have a full breadth of services that I would say is equal to a Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, but on a slightly smaller scale. We both have a strong heritage in content creation, which is really important for our clients. FOLIO: Going forward, where are you going to focus your growth initiatives and resources?Petersen: I think first is to be really great strategic partners with our clients and help them think through all of the opportunities that now exist with the use of content. That’s a major goal, being very solution-oriented. We’ll also want to attract new customers and I can ultimately see adding newer capabilities with our new partner in Wicks as new things emerge that are applicable and making investments that allow us to stay ahead. On Friday, FOLIO: reported that private-equity company Wicks Group made a major investment in the content marketing space in a unique, simultaneous acquisition of two companies—TMG and McMurry, two of the leading independent marketing services firms. The merger, officially announced today, creates a $100 million content marketing powerhouse, now named McMurry/TMG, LLC.  Former McMurry CEO Chris McMurry and TMG co-founders Jane Ottenberg and Richard Creighton will retain a minority interest and remain involved in the merged entity. The new CEO is Matt Petersen, who TMG hired away from Hearst as president at the beginning of 2012. Rounding out the executive team are Fred Petrovsky as COO, formerly McMurry’s president, and former TMG senior vice president, client partnerships Keith Sedlak as chief revenue officer. last_img read more

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe into its marketplace

first_img Amazon Tech Industry Mobile Apps Mobile Amazon Prime Day has turned us all into shopaholics (The… Tags Now playing: Watch this: Amazon is under the EU’s microscope.  SOPA Images/Getty Images The European Union’s antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into Amazon. The goal is to explore whether the e-commerce giant breached the EU’s competition rules with its use of data from independent retailers. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who is in charge of the EU’s competition policy, said European customers shop online for the selection and pricing.”We need to ensure that large online platforms don’t eliminate these benefits through anti-competitive behaviour. I have therefore decided to take a very close look at Amazon’s business practices and its dual role as marketplace and retailer, to assess its compliance with EU competition rules,” Vestager said Wednesday in a statement. In an email, an Amazon representative said the company will cooperate fully with the European Commission and continue working to support businesses of all sizes. 14 Photos The EU announced the investigation on the heels of Prime Day, the company’s biggest sale. While many people shopped, Prime Day also brought out a wave of anti-Amazon protests and activism over everything from climate issues to the company’s ties to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.Amazon and other tech giants like Facebook and Google have also come under scrutiny from Congress about potential antitrust issues. 0 null 7:35 Share your voice Smart displays let Amazon, Facebook, Google show you answers to your questionslast_img read more

Congresss button malfunctions on EVMs in Poonch

first_imgPUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty ImagesWith the beginning of Phase I of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission is also geared up to address any problem which may occur during polling and counting of votes.With only a few hours into polling, Congress is already facing problems with many voters claiming that the party’s symbol was not working on the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in Shahpur and other parts of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.This delayed voting while the machines were fixed. A polling officer in the region explained that voting was delayed due to the malfunction EVM. Congress’s allegations of EVM tampering Congress, which is known for its allegations of EVM tampering in the previous elections, has now fallen a victim to its own claims. During the Madhya Pradesh state assembly elections in December 2018, Congress had released a video of EVMs being carried out of a luxury hotel in Madhya Pradesh.In a series of tweets, the party’s treasurer, Ahmed Patil, had said, “Sensing a defeat in Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh, some are indulging in desperate measures by attempting to tamper with EVM’s in strong rooms. Urge the EC to investigate & take concrete action.”He then wrote,I am submitting four suggestions to Election Commission ahead of Chattisgarh counting-1) Kindly allow representatives of all political parties while transporting EVM’s to counting centres from strong rooms2) Cross check if postal ballots were received from eligible voters.3) Review conduct of top officials in 3 districts-Rajnandgaon, Kondagaon & Bilaspur4) Initiate second round of counting only after completion of first round.”last_img read more

Redmi teases notchless flagship with popup camera ahead of OnePlus 7 launch

first_imgIBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:02/0:25Loaded: 0%0:02Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-0:23?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. COPY LINKAD Loading … Close Is Redmi Note 7 the new-age Nokia 3310?center_img Xiaomi fans have been awaiting news of the new flagship featuring a Snapdragon 855 processor ever since the VP, Lu Weibing confirmed it. The unnamed phone is being called the Redmi Pro 2 and Redmi X by the internet.A newly released teaser showcases the recently released Redmi phones with clips from the globally sensational film Avengers: Endgame. The teaser ends with a panning shot of a black, notch-less phone, with a selfie camera popping up to orchestral music.Some are saying it may be called Poco F2 in India. Pocophone F1 was the most affordable phone with a Snapdragon 845 processor at the time of its release. If the new phone is the Poco F2, we can expect it to be priced quite aggressively, also in sync with Xiaomi’s strategy.The teaser was shared through a Chinese microblogging site Weibo. This revealed the mystery phone could have the much awaited Snapdragon 855 processor. If that is the case, we partially know the specs of the phone as earlier revealed. Redmi flagship teasedWeiboThe upcoming Redmi flagship will have a 6.39-inch display with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage and a full glass body design. Unlike the recently launched Redmi Y3 and Redmi Note 7, this one doesn’t have a notched display.The ‘mystery phone’ has great potential in Indian markets, and it may provide healthy competition for existing brands. With the launch of OnePlus 7 just half a month away, it is to be seen what can develop out of this segment in 2019.last_img read more