Nassau, The Bahamas. September 9, 2017. BTC advises that
its network has been resilient and has fared well during the passage of
The BTC Command Center and Emergency Teams, have
been fully mobilized since Thursday for twenty four hour intense
observation of the landline, internet, mobile and television networks
and systems across the country. Most of our concerns are related to
power, as there was a loss of commercial power in most islands. Based on
our initial assessments, our local teams should be able to address most
of the minor power issues in the islands.
We suspect major damage
to our facilities in Ragged Island. Once the national “all-clear” has
been provided, we will dispatch a technical team to assess the damage
and begin the process of restoration.