The Irish Times reports that Denis O’Brien is not giving up on his fight with Internet giants, such as Google and Facebook, to force them to share their huge advertising revenues with telco service providers like his very own Digicel. This time around he’s going after a “New Deal”: O’Brien is now threatening the web…

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Denis O’Brien – founder and chairman of of telecomms operator Digicel – is the man behind Deep Blue Cable, the region’s newest sub-sea cable operator. Excerpt from the Curacao Chronicle: Last month, Deep Blue announced plans to break the fibre optic stranglehold held predominantly by the two leading telecoms in the region, Digicel and Cable and Wireless…

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CNN has an interactive guide to viewing the solar eclipse. Based on their map, the closer you are to their “blue line,” the higher the chances of you seeing a total eclipse. 75 and 90% chance of seeing a total eclipse: The Bahamas Turks and Caicos Islands Dominican Republic British Virgin Islands Montserrat 50 to…

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The following is a text only version of Caribbean Transit Solution (providers of BeepCab, BeepBus and EasyTrak) press release following the recent news of Uber preparations to enter the Barbados market. Uber launched its service in Trinidad and Tobago earlier this year.   AUGUST PRESS RELEASE Uber’s Potential Market Entry Caribbean Transit Solutions (CTS) with…

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Tropical Storm Harvey passes Barbados, all clear given. Major flooding in certain parts of the island. Some property damage. More rain than wind. No loss of life reported. Country slowly coming back “on line.” Harvey is moving through Windward Islands. Warnings in effect for: * Martinique * St. Lucia * St. Vincent…

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