Land Transfer Issue Being Resolved to Facilitate Met Office, Civil Aviation Projects, Says Grisha

GREAT BAY (May 27, 2024)—The process of the transfer of land from the Princess Juliana International Airport Holding company (PJIAH) to the government for the construction of the Weather Bureau and Civil Aviation buildings has been set in motion, following discussions between Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications Grisha More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, February 1st, 2024

Big tech benefits but does not contribute to digital development in the Caribbean

PHILIPSBURG — CANTO, the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Operators, focused its attention on big tech companies that earn major revenue and contribute nothing to the IC infrastructure More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

Critical Questions Surrounding Telem Group’s ‘Integrated Digital Service’ Transformation

Dear Mr. Editor, The Telem Group of Companies announced today that it will transform its total operation into a state-of-the-art “Integrated Digital Service Provider” for St. Maarten. Information about the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 15th, 2023

TelEm loses appeal against Israeli telecom giant

PHILIPSBURG — Telecom operator TelEm has lost its appeal against a decision that orders the company to pay MER St. Maarten BV, a subsidiary of the Israeli MER Group $561.905 and – after the presentation More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023

TelEm Group CEO Kendall Dupersoy appointed to CANTO board

Pond Island — TelEm Group CEO, Mr. Kendall Dupersoy has been elected to the board of CANTO (Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organization). The appointment was made during the 39th annual More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 26th, 2023

Diversifying our economy with local call centers

  Dear Editor,   I hope one of the outcomes of the pandemic would be a real discussion on the dependence of our island’s economy on tourism.   Every election there has been much talk on the economy, but besides More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 17th, 2022

Dispute about union-referendum at TelEm

PHILIPSBURG — Government mediator Marcellina Loblack has called a referendum at telecom provider TelEm for Wednesday, October 19. Employees have the choice to be, or not to be, represented by the Windward More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022

Doing business in St. Maarten: bottlenecks and solutions (part 4)

4. Electricity and internet PHILIPSBURG — Establishing a business in St. Maarten is an at times an expensive road littered with stumbling blocks. The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations and the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

Union fights Telem over merit max bonus

PHILIPSBURG — The court order to reinstate the group savings plan is not the only financial headache telecom provider TelEm is facing. The St. Maarten Communication Union (SMCU) is also demanding, through More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

TelEm has to reinstate group savings plan

PHILIPSBURG — Telecom provider TelEm was wrong when it terminated its group savings plan per February 1, 2021, for employees who were employed at the company before May 25, 2010. The Court in First Instance More...