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An opportunity to shine

By Hilbert Haar The much anticipated meeting of Parliament about the financial status of the Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP) has not yet provided much clarity but especially questions asked by MP Claudius Buncamper indicate that the perceived financial chaos at BTP is finally getting the attention it deserves. The failure by successive ministers More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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Answers to questions about BTP will have to wait until next year

PHILIPSBURG — Monday’s Parliament meeting about the financial status of the Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP) produced many questions, but no answers yet because Minister Ludmilla de Weever needs More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Emmanuel wants clarity from BTP on telecom quality, operations

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Monday posed several questions concerning the status, current and future outlook of Bureau Telecommunications and Post (BTP) St. Maarten. Speaking More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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MP Buncamper questions Telem subcontractor working with illegals

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, Member of Parliament, (MP) Claudius Buncamper, of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in Parliament, sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs addressing the local sub-contractors More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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BTP paid nothing to government since 2017

PHILIPSBURG – The report Retrospective – Ten years of the General Audit Chamber – revisits the state of affairs at the Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP), five years after it first took a closer look More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
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PFP leader Gumbs Questions MinTEATT On BTP Matters

PHILIPSBURG – Party for Progress member of Parliament Melissa Gumbs sent questions to Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications and Transportation Ludmila de Weever on Tuesday, September 28, 2020, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Stop Government Phone Abuse

Dear Editor, People need to be made seriously and individually accountable. It must hurt them ultimately in their own pocket if they so wish to abuse the  phone system at their place of work. Read: Unpaid Advice: More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Unpaid Advice: How Government Can Cut Phone Costs

PHILIPSBURG — “St Maarten’s Government Crazy Phone Bills” is the headline heading up an article on the website of our colleague in the media business, Mervin Hanley of THG News Today. That More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Union threatens TelEm with legal action over savings plan

PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Communication Union (SMCU) threatens to take legal action if telecom provider TelEm sticks to its decision to discontinue its contributions to the group savings plan per February More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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TelEm-BTP settlement leaves many questions unanswered

  PHILIPSBURG – Telecommunication Minister Ludmila De Weever brokered a settlement between telecom provider Telem and Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP), according to a press release issued by the ministry. More...





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