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No need for Guyana gov’t to compensate GTT- PM Phillips in response to APNU+AFC’s Cathy Hughes

Amid A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change’s (APNU+AFC) Cathy Hughes’ concerns about the end of Guyana Telephone and Telegraph’s (GTT) monopoly, Prime Minister Mark Phillips said that utility company voluntarily gave up its market dominance status as part of the liberalisation process. Ms. Hughes, a former Minister of Public Telecommunications, said her administration had been “close to completing the ...

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Help and Shelter gets toll free hotline for domestic violence calls

Amid the need for persons to stay at home to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the local Help and Shelter organization said it is anticipating an increase in domestic violence calls. To assist victims and reduce abuse, the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) has collaborated with the charity to make its hotline numbers free of charge during ...

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GTT workers take COVID-19 induced pay cuts

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) says it will be cutting salaries temporarily in an effort to ensure the country’s largest telecommunications company survives the “turbulent times during the COVID-19 pandemic.” “This unprecedented situation is already having a severe financial impact on the business and we are just at the beginning. In a bid to ensure continued service provision ...

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GTT makes COVID-19 hotlines toll free

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Wednesday confirmed that after interactions with officials from the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), the company has decided to make all Covid-19 hotline numbers toll free. “The decision to make the hotline numbers toll free came as part of the company’s strategic measure to help stop the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic ...

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GTT promises refunds if Blaze Internet service is not up to standard

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company Limited (GTT) says if it does not meet publicly-stated standards of its Blaze fibre optic internet service from February 1, 2020, customers will receive refunds. “We have listened to our customers and made some changes to deliver a vastly improved service to our BLAZE customers in 2020 and beyond. We are determined to elevate ...

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Digicel blames gov’t for “dark ages” telecoms sector, as GTT celebrates 29 years

A day after the Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes, boasted of improved Internet access, Digicel Guyana used results of a petition to lampoon the administration for foot-dragging on liberalising the telecoms sector to coincide with the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company’s (GTT) 29-year-old monopoly. “With Guyana stuck in the telecoms dark ages, liberalisation must happen immediately to give Guyana ...

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GTT ups Demerara River submarine fibre optic capacity

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Friday said it has begun increasing its submarine fibre-optic capacity across the Demerara River with the replacement of its cable. “The replacement cable will give added future capacity to services since it consists of 24 strands, as compared to the damaged cable, which had 12 strands,” the company said in a statement. ...

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October 2023