Date: February 24 - 2017

 

 

 

Terms and Conditions of Licences

Time span to obtain licences

 

 

 MAJOR LICENCE HOLDERS IN BARBADOS


Cellular Mobile

· Cable and Wireless (Barbados) Limited trading as LIME

· Digicel (Barbados) Limited

· Sunbeach Communications Inc.

· Ozone Wireless (Barbados) Inc.

 

Domestic Landline
· Cable and Wireless (Barbados) Limited trading as LIME

 

International
· Cable and Wireless (Barbados) Limited trading as LIME
· Digicel (Barbados) Ltd
· Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd
· Sunbeach Communications Inc.
· Ace Communications Inc. 


Full Domestic Licence
· Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
· Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Ltd. trading as LIME
· Digicel (Barbados) Ltd

Domestic Fixed Wireless (WiFi/WiMax)
· Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
· Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Ltd. trading as LIME

 
Domestic Data
· Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
· Cable and Wireless (Barbados) Limited trading as LIME
· Ace Communications Inc. 
 
Trunking Networks
· Barbados Business Machine Ltd (BBM)
 
 

Submarine Cable Landing
· Antilles Crossing LP
· Cable and Wireless (Barbados) Limited trading as LIME

 

Paging Providers

 

Internet Service Providers
· Cable and Wireless (Barbados) Ltd - Caribsurf (LIME)
· Sunbeach Communications Inc.
· Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
· Ace  Communications Inc.
· Wi-Net Inc
· Digicel (Barbados) Ltd.
 
 
Broadcast Spectrum
· Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation
900 kHz - AM
92.1 MHz - FM
94.7 MHz - FM
98.1 MHz - FM
100.7 MHz - FM
 183.00 MHz - (TV Ch 8)
 201.00 MHz - (TV Ch 11)
 
· Barbados Broadcasting Station
90.7 MHz - FM
102.1 MHz - FM 

· Starcom Network 
92.9 MHz - FM
95.3 MHz - FM
97.5 MHz - FM
104.1 MHz - FM

· Mix FM
96.9 MHz - FM 

· Barbados Community College
106.1 MHz 

· Globe Cinema
107.3 MHz - FM
 
· Habmar Investments Inc. 
101.1 MHz FM
103.3 MHz FM
 
· Government of Barbados Emergency Broadcast Radio
91.1 MHz - FM
98.7 MHz - FM (reserve)
105.3 MHz - FM (reserve)
 
· Peoples' Cathedral (Christ Is The Answer-CITA Radio)
90.1 MHz - FM
 
· Nothing But God
104.7 MHz FM
 
 
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
   Resale of Leased Circuits Services
   · Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
   
   International Simple Resale
   · Digicel (Barbados) Limited
     · Ace Communications Inc. 
   Public Internet Access Services
   · Caribsurf (Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Ltd
   · Ace Communications Inc.
   . Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
   · Wi-Net Inc
   · Ozone Wireless (Barbados) Inc.
  Virtual Private Network Services
  .Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
  Managed Data Network Services
  .Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
  Bandwidth Capacity Exchange Services
  .Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
  Backhaul Bandwidth Capacity Services
  .Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
  Store-and-Forward (S&F) VAS
 
· Columbus Communications (Barbados) Ltd trading as Flow
  · Island Fax Ltd. 
  · CariMobile Inc.
  International Calling Card (ICC) Services
 
  Live Audiotex ServicesResale

 

 

Updated: 9 January 2017

 

 

ICT STATISTIC UP TO DECEMBER 2013

BARBADOS

 

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

Fixed lines including ISDN and Payphones

148,735

143,358

140,668

137,486

135,353

92,907

134,261

Post-paid and pre-paid mobile subscribers

307,708

349,296

347,917

350,725

330,593

288,662

257,596

Prepaid mobile subscribers

233,792

277,921

278,309

281,850

270,581

260,324

205,613

Post-paid mobile subscribers

73,916

71,375

69,608

68,875

67,687

66,912

56,654

Mobile Internet subscribers

191,823

246,296

213,345

211,123

196,533

254,951

240,115

Fixed Internet subscribers (dial-up)

628

885

1,258

1,213

1,852

12,795

19,084

Broadband Internet subscribers

67,798

66,884

60,643

56,190

51,263

49,216

47,133

 DSL   subscribers

57,121

57,592

58,538

53,441

50,486

41,012

28,029

International Internet Bandwidth (Gb/s)

11,110

8,275

7,505

4,605

3,540

 

 

Barbados signs Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) Agreement with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at a meeting held at the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Chief Telecommunications Officer of Barbados, Mr Reginald Bourne (left) and the Director of ITU's Telecommunications Development Bureau, Mr Brahima Sanou (right), are congratulated by the Secretary General of the CTU, Ms Bernadette Lewis after the signing of the CIRT Agrreement.

Government Notices

Government Notice - 2017

The following types of licences are renewable in January 2017 as they will expire on December 31, 2016.

Licensees have until January 30, 2017 to renew their licences.

From January 31, 2017 to March 31, 2017 these licences may be renewed but a 25% late payment fee will be payable.

 From April 01, 2017, unpaid licences may be revoked by the Minister responsible for Telecommunications:

 

1. Sellers and Dealers;
2. Citizen Band Operators;
3. Amateur Radio Operators;
4. Model Equipment Owners;
5. General Radio Communications;
6. Fishing Vessels and all other Ship Stations;
7. Coast Stations;
 

 Date: 30 November 2016

Legislation

Link - Legislation Tab  at left - Computer Misuse Act, Fair Trading Act, Electronic Transaction Act, General Orders, Financial Management and Audit Rules 2011, etc.

 

HIPCAR Tab added at left - Model Text  for Cybercrime, e-Commerce, Freedom of Information, Licensing Regulations etc.

Update: 30 November 2012