Tuesday, February 27, 2018

BTC Loses 60,000 Mobile Subscribers

Tribune Business Editor

THE Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) has lost over 60,000 mobile customers, almost 20 per cent of its market, in just over one year as a result of competition.

Data released by BTC's ultimate parent, Liberty Latin America (LiLAC), reveals that at end-2017 its Bahamian subsidiary had 228,100 pre-paid subscribers and 26,800 post-paid customers, giving it a total base of 254,900 persons.This compared to the 282,000 pre-paid and 33,000 post-paid subscribers that Liberty's 2016 accounts showed it as possessing one year earlier, which was just after BTC's first-ever mobile rival launched in November 2016.  Read more >>