REV Celebrates the Launch of New Channel for the Curious among us!

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“Cable Provider adds new award-winning channel to network offering.”

REV is pleased to announce the launch of CuriosityStream on its Network. TV subscribers can now enjoy the new channel that delivers the world of factual entertainment in one mind-expanding place, with shows covering space, art, volcanoes, history, travel, cars, architecture, dinosaurs and much more. 

Clint Stinchcomb, President and CEO of CuriosityStream said, “CuriosityStream is thrilled to collaborate with REV to bring inspiring and entertaining factual programming directly to their customers across the islands.” Stinchcomb added, “We’re looking forward to a long partnership and the chance to introduce REV viewers to CuriosityStream’s programs featuring unrivaled storytelling, stunning visuals, and shows covering the full spectrum of the factual genre.” read more

REV teams up with Friends of the Blood Bank in Dorian’s Wake

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“The nation’s top communications provider hosts in-store blood drive for Hurricane Dorian Victims.”

REV opened its storefront in the Mall at Marathon to dozens of Bahamians who were ready to offer the ultimate gift to their compatriots many of whom were devastated by the effects of Hurricane Dorian in the Northern Islands.  The communications giant collaborated with a non-profit group, Friends of the Blood Bank who independently arranges blood drive to source the blood bank at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

Director of Friends of the Blood Bank, Mark Palmer said, “Last year we needed 26,000 pints of blood at the PMH and we only got 4,000. So we started [this group] so that we could do blood drives for PMH… help them with that and educate the public on giving blood.” read more

REV partners with Milo Butler and Sons

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“REV teams up with wholesale distributor to provide tangible support for those displaced by Hurricane Dorian.”

Days after Hurricane Dorian ravaged Grand Bahama and Abaco REV partnered with wholesale distributor, Milo Butler and Sons to deliver food and other necessary supplies to the victims of Hurricane Dorian.

Kent Forbes, Sales and Marketing Manager at Milo Butler and Sons explained that one of their employees lost her home during the storm, he went on to say,

“Immediately we knew we had to do something, not just for our own but also for our country as well and given the fact that Milo butler has been around for over 50 plus years it’s our job to be an asset to our community.” read more

REV partners with NPCC to provide call center for Dorian Victims and their families

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“The nation’s top communications provider facilitates emergency call center.”

REV provided critical equipment along with 8 commercial grade landline telephones to furnish an emergency call center at New Providence Community Center to provide much needed assistance to evacuees and victims of hurricane Dorian.

Kecia Francis, a volunteer at New Providence Community Center said, “The call center is a place that means hope. They can call, and perhaps hear a voice, it’s like getting a hug over the phone. Persons can feel as though others care and are looking for their loved ones. Victims can call in to be rescued because if we get any information about emergency evacuation we can send them directly to the person responsible for rescuing.” read more

CBL To Sell Summit Broadband To Grain Management LLC For $332,500,000

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BISX listed CBL Group announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Florida based operation, Summit Broadband, to Grain Management LLC, in a carve-out transaction for $332,500,000. The agreement follows a multiple stage bid process led by RBC Capital Markets.

President and CEO of CBL Group, Mr. Franklyn Butler, said “The sale of Summit Broadband will allow us to focus our resources on REV and ALIV, our core Bahamian operations. At the same time, we will be able to deleverage the group’s balance sheet, a key objective I committed to as part of the CBL Group’s Strategic Plan announced at the AGM in January earlier this year. I am proud to be able to deliver on this promise in such a significant way. CBL Group has undergone tremendous growth over the last six years and the performance of Summit Broadband has proved significant in contributing to these results. I wish to personally thank the management and staff at Summit Broadband for their contribution to CBL Group performance over the years and wish them well in this next exciting phase of their growth. I would also like to thank our shareholders for their tremendous support and patience and advise them the focus is now clearly on the REV and ALIV operations in The Bahamas.” read more

REV warns of false e-mail scam targeting Coralwave customers

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REV wishes to inform all of its subscribers that a fraudulent email purported to be from REV is currently in circulation. The email, which speaks to free giveaways upon completion of a survey provides an unauthorized link for and invites customers to complete a survey and provide personal information. This email is not from the company and subscribers are warned that no one should click on the link or follow any instructions contained in the post.

The fake email is designed to lure users into providing personal banking information, giving hackers access to the user’s accounts. read more

REV warns of e-mail scam targeting REV customers

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REV advised today that it has been informed of yet another Internet ad that is currently being distributed that falsely appears to be originating from the company and is targeting REV customers.

REV wishes to inform all of its subscribers that this ad, which claims that the company is offering a free Samsung phone and other gifts and provides an unauthorised and fraudulent link for customers to complete a survey and provide personal information, is not from the company and warns that no one should click on the link or follow any instructions contained in the post. The fake ad is designed to deceive people into providing personal information, giving hackers access to the user’s e-mail. read more

ZNS & Parliamentary channel off-air for Family Island cable TV subscribers

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Cable Bahamas Ltd advises that its cable TV subscribers on the Family Islands are currently experiencing an outage of service for ZNS (cable channel 11) and the Parliamentary channel (cable channel 38). This outage is due to an issue that the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (BCB) is currently experiencing with its “uplink” facility at the New Providence headquarters.

Engineers at BCB have indicated that they are working to remedy the situation.

Cable Bahamas subscribers on New Providence, Grand Bahama, Abaco and Eleuthera are not affected by this outage, as they receive their ZNS signal via the cable operator’s submarine fibre optic network, which remains fully operational. read more

Unauthorized Payment Centers

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Please be advised that there are several individuals and local businesses collecting payments on behalf of Cable Bahamas Ltd without the company’s authorization.

REV wishes to inform all of its subscribers that Cash n’ Go and participating banks listed on the company’s website are the only companies contracted to collect payments on behalf of Cable Bahamas. Customers that choose to utilize unauthorized payment centers are advised that they do so at their own risk.

Customers are encouraged to contact REV support if they have any questions about REV payment centers by calling toll free at 1-242-300-2200, Whatsapp 738-9060, by e-mail info@cablebahamas.com, live chat @cablebahamas.com or Facebook @GetRevdUp. read more

REV Sponsors Shakespeare in Paradise for 10th Year

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REV was proud to serve as a key sponsor for Shakespeare in Paradise, a non-profit theatre festival conceived by Ringplay Productions, for its 10th consecutive year. Ever since the festival’s inception in 2008, the communications company has made it a priority to offer its full support. David Burrows, REV VP of Marketing shared, “We not only provide funding to support the event but we offer our production services to capture these events and ensure that they get to reach a larger audience by broadcasting them on our superior TV platform.” read more

REV Announced as Event Title Sponsor for the 2018 Bahamas National Swimming Championships

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No moment will be missed with live broadcast on OURTV and REVGO Play app

REV is pleased to once again be a part of the Bahamas National Swimming Championships; an institution that has helped to develop and mould many Bahamian swimmers over the years. The fifteen year,  live-broadcast sponsorship has connected athletes with family, friends and spectators across many islands; allowing them to share in key, life-changing moments. This year, REV is proud to deepen that relationship with the Swimming Nationals by becoming the 2018 event title sponsor.  The event is set for June 16-19th at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Center. read more

Cable Bahamas Ltd. Board names Franklyn Butler as next CEO

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Cable Bahamas Ltd. announced today the appointment of Franklyn A. Butler II as its new CEO. Franklyn has served on the Board of the Company since 2011 and was appointed Executive Vice Chairman in June 2017. Franklyn holds the following positions currently: Chairman of AML Foods Limited; Chairman of Aliv ; Director of APD Limited and Chairman of the Milo Butler Group.

REV Public Notice – TNT, TBS & Cartoon Network

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Effective April 23rd, REV television subscribers are advised that the Prime package channels TNT, channel 450, Cartoon Network, channel 301, and TBS, channel 225, will be replaced with TNT International, Cartoon Network International and TBS International, respectively.

Entertainment TV, a new channel to the REV lineup will be added to channel 454 to replace TNTI, which is moving to the Prime package.

For any questions or concerns, customers can contact REV support by calling toll free at 1-242-300-2200 or via WhatsApp at 738-9060. read more

NBC Universal Removes Oxygen Channel From the Region

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REV disappointed that NBC Universal could not continue to extend rights to the region”

REV television subscribers are advised that effective February 28th, 2018, NBC Universal Entertainment Group, a division of NBC Universal will cease carriage of the Oxygen network to the region.

John Gomez, REV COO advised that the company has carried the digital network from 2005. “We continue in our efforts to offer the best available content for our television subscribers. However, as a result of these changes in rights and licensing agreements, no cable operator in the region will be able to offer the Oxygen Channel to their subscribers.” read more

One America News Network Now Available on REV Basic TV Package

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“We remain committed to providing our customers the diverse content they enjoy” — VP Marketing, David Burrows

REV is pleased to announce the launch of One America News Network (OANN), the fastest growing conservative news channel in the United States, starting February 1st, 2018. OANN, described as a leading source for US and international news with “four times more headlines as other networks”, has replaced the conservative FOX News Channel on channel 406. OANN, offers news coverage 24/7 and prides themselves on delivering “straight news with no speculation, no opinions, just facts.” read more

REV announces launch of new free ‘TV everywhere’ app to TV customers

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“REVGO Play gives customers the freedom to watch live and recorded shows and movies on the go.”

Pictured back row (from left): David Burrows, REV VP, Marketing; Mauro Bonomi, Minerva CEO; John Gomez, REV COO; Damien Blackburn, Aliv CAO; Mark Russell, REV Product Coordinator; Middle row (from left) Davrielle Burrows, REV Marketing Coordinator; Suzelle Etienne, REV Event Coordinator; M’khel Hanna-Ferguson, REV Product Coordinator; Front row (from left) Melissa Colebrook, REV Marketing Manager; Odette Carey, REV Director of Product Development.

REV customers will have much to smile about this Christmas, with the launch of REV’s new TV everywhere app, REVGO Play on December 13th. The app gives REV television customers the freedom to watch their favourite channels live or record them to the cloud, free on any device.

Offered at no extra cost to REV customers, REVGO Play delivers up to 50 live TV channels, and 12 local radio stations in its initial launch. The app also gives customers the option to record a total of twenty hours of programming from up to 31 available network digital video recorder (nDVR). read more

REV closes market gap with launch of Business in a Box solution

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Starting this month, REV commercial services will offer REV Business in a Box (BIAB) with affordable Voice, Data, TV and advertising packages, providing high value for spend to improve operational efficiencies. These solutions have major application for businesses wanting to grow brand awareness while increasing productivity without compromising quality of service and meeting more stringent financial requirements.

REV Sponsors twenty fourth annual Red Ribbon Ball

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With close to eighty-four children living with HIV/AIDS in The Bahamas, at a cost of approximately $2,000 per child, Lady Camille Barnett, President of The Bahamas AIDS Foundation shared that, “It’s expensive to fund these kinds of programs. Some persons may become immune to the medication provided over time and require a different kind of drug. We have been so fortunate to have corporate partners like REV who have been critical to this process.”

REV supports the Hope Ball in Grand Bahama

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REV employees represented the communications company last weekend at the seventh annual Grand Bahama Hope Ball at the Grand Lucayan Resort. Director Northern Bahamas Operations, Edris Wilson shared, “As a company, we have been personally touched by the effects of cancer, having lost members of our team and those friends and family members near and dear to us. We honour and celebrate them all, especially our survivors and we stand with our community in doing the same.”

Cable Bahamas and Milo Butler Distributors Team Up For Hurricane Relief Efforts

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The communications provider reached out again in an effort to provide aid to local pet charity, the Humane Society of The Bahamas (BHS). Cable Bahamas (CBL) partnered with Bahamian wholesaler, Milo Butler Distributors immediately following the passage of Hurricane Irma to bring relief to those most impacted by the storm and the BHS was not left of the list.

REV announces Centric renaming to BET HER

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The first entertainment network targeting black women has renamed from Centric to BET HER. Starting September 25th, the network channel, which can be found on REVTV channel 380 will look a little different. Described as “Her World. Her Way”, the brand refresh brings the network more aligned with its flagship brand BET.

REV launches rewards programme, honours top performing employees

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REV has launched a rewards and recognition programme to celebrate employees who are performing consistently well or have shown significant improvement over time. The company announced its first group of honourees during a recent corporate event at the Phil Keeping Building. There, each nominee received $500 and executives revealed the four employees who won in their respective categories for the first quarter of 2017.

NBA playoffs available to REVTV subscribers on basic package

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The 2017 NBA Playoffs are underway and REV is once again delivering every matchup in the western and eastern conferences on REVTV.

While it's anyone's guess which team will win the NBA Finals, REVTV subscribers will be able to enjoy every moment of the action via SportsMax, SportsMax2, NBA-TV, ESPN and ESPN Caribbean. These channels, all authorised by the NBA as exclusive broadcasters in the region, are included in the REVTV Prime package (basic cable package) at no additional cost.