PublicationsOfficial publications and press releases from BTP.
BTP hosts successful info session for the EOC
Jul 18, 2023
Bureau Telecommunications St. Maarten (BTP) organized a highly successful information session last week on High Frequency (HF) radio as a robust backup communication option. The event, held at the Sint Maarten Fire Station, was attended by the EOC, telecom operators, and esteemed guests, including the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, the Honorable Silveria Jacobs.
BTP hosted a high-level postal meeting
Jun 12, 2023
With its 192 member countries, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) is the primary forum for cooperation between postal sector players. As Sint Maarten, Curacao, and Aruba jointly share the same seat in the UPU, representatives from the sister countries convened in Sint Maarten early this month in a preparatory meeting to discuss the proposals that will be presented during UPU’s upcoming Extraordinary Congress.
Unqualified 2022 Audit Report for BTP
Jun 01, 2023
Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP) is pleased to announce the release of its FY 2022 audit report, conducted by SOAB. The report attests that BTP’s annual report has been fairly stated in all material respects in accordance with the applicable reporting framework, laws, and regulations, and affirms the accuracy and reliability of BTP's financial records.
Courtesy visit by PUC Anguilla to Minister of TEATT
May 24, 2023
on May 24th, 2023, a delegation of technical experts from the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of Anguilla paid a courtesy visit to the honorable Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication, Mr. Arthur Lambriex. This visit aimed to strengthen bilateral relations, foster collaboration between Sint Maarten and Anguilla, and discuss matters of mutual interest within the telecommunications sector, such as spectrum usage, and new technologies.
BTP COMMEMORATES WORLD TELECOM DAY 2023
May 17, 2023
Today, we gather to celebrate World Telecommunication & Information Society Day 2023. It's a momentous occasion that commemorates the founding of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865.
BTP donates sustainable cups to Kalaboom Events
Apr 18, 2023
In an effort to promote sustainability and to reduce waste on the island, Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP), has donated 1,500 sustainable cups to the carnival troupe of Kalaboom Events. This donation is part of BTP's commitment to environmental conservation and supporting community initiatives.
BTP donates $10.000,00 to Computer Science class of MPC
Apr 03, 2023
Philipsburg – Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP) proudly announce that they’ve donated $10,000.00 to the Computer Science class of Milton Peters College (MPC). Their aim is to support the school's education programs on cyber-crime, to get students involved in a nationwide cyber-crime campaign, and to enhance cyber awareness among students.
Revised spectrum coordination agreement
Mar 19, 2023
The telecom administrations of St. Maarten, Saint Martin/ St. Barth, Anguilla, Saba and Statia have completed a revised spectrum coordination agreement, which will allow a seamless deployment of 5G services across the islands.
New Director BTP Curacao
Jan 18, 2023
Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten hereby extends its warmest congratulations to Mr. Curt Belfor on his appointment as Director of Bureau Telecommunicatie en Post Curacao.
BTP participates in Caribbean Round Table session at GSMA
Oct 11, 2022
On September 29th, 2022, representatives of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP) attended a high-level Caribbean Round Table session for Operators, Regulators and Policy Makers on the Caribbean Telecommunication ecosystem.