As residents in south and central Bahamas work to rebuild their lives after the devastation caused by Hurricane Joaquin, Cable Bahamas has stepped in to offer some relief by suspending billing for cable television services on those islands through to January 2016. This offer from the company coincides with its ongoing restoration programme targeted at restoring its services on islands hit by the storm.
The Cellular Liberalization Task Force has announced that Cable Bahamas Ltd (CBL) is the successful applicant in the mobile spectrum auction. This means that CBL is the only bidder to advance to the final pre-conditions for licencing for the country's second mobile cellular network. This is a major accomplishment for the Bahamian company and CBL has expressed that it looks forward to completing these conditions as quickly as possible.
In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cable Bahamas has joined the fight against cancer through its support and sponsorship of The Warrior Campaign. The Warrior Campaign, in partnership with the Grand Bahama Cancer Society, was created to raise awareness and educate the community about breast cancer.
The Cellular Liberalization Task Force (the Task Force) advises the public that Cable Bahamas Limited was determined as the successful bidder in the spectrum auction, and will now advance to satisfy the final pre-conditions for licensing.
Cable Bahamas subscribers will get a new movie channel added to their Prime basic cable service starting October 15. The premium movie channel, Cinemax, will be added to channel 21 and channel 462 in the basic package. SyFy will be moving to Prime Select and a new premium movie package, FOX+, starts a two-week free preview on the same date.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin, Cable Bahamas Ltd has completed its assessments of the affected areas in the central and southern Bahamas and the company has commenced its restoration programme. The assessment reports indicate that there has been significant damage to aerial infrastructure, structural and water damage to the television transport facilities on both Long Island and San Salvador.
Cable Bahamas Ltd. announced the appointment of Mrs. V. Theresa Burrows to the Board of Directors effective August 12, 2015, coinciding with the resignation of Phaedra Mackey-Knowles as well as the appointment of Barry Williams as Secretary to the Board of Cable Bahamas.