PublicationsOfficial publications and press releases from BTP.
Regulator Takes Action
Feb 01, 2016
PHILIPSBURG – Inspectors of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten performed extensive spectrum measurements over the past 3 months and found clear indications that certain French entities or persons are illegally providing broadband services to end-users on the Dutch side, which is in direct violation of Telecom laws on both sides of the island.
Regulator Investigates Interference On Mobile Network Telcel
Jan 18, 2016
In December 2015 Mobile Operator TelCell filed a complaint at St. Maarten’s Telecom Regulator Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP) concerning potential interference that is affecting their Mobile Network and causing difficulties to their customers in using data services and making and receiving mobile calls.
Minister Of Teatt, Hon. Ms. Arrindell
Jan 18, 2016
PHILIPSBURG - On January 7th 2016 the Director of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten Mr. Anthony Carty received Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications (TEATT) Honorable Ms. Ingrid Arrindell together with supporting staff, for an introductory meeting.
Dec 18, 2015
The Director of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten, Mr. Anthony Carty and Chief Operating Officer Mr. Giovanni King met with representatives of the French Frequency Administrator (ANFR) Mr. Cedric Perros and Ms. Lana Rakotondradalo, to discuss regulatory matters and coordinate the use of LTE Spectrum and future spectrum needs on St. Martin/ Sint Maarten.
BTP-SXM Telecom Regulator Meet With Counterpart Anguilla
Dec 08, 2015
The Director of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten, Mr. Anthony Carty and Chief Operating officer Mr. Giovanni King, paid a working visit to Anguilla this week to meet with Kenn Banks, the Director of Public Utilities Commission (PUC), and the Minister of Infrastructure, Communications, Utilities and Housing (MICUH) to discuss several telecommunication related matters.
Minister Of Teatt Implements Quality Of Service Standards
Sep 13, 2015
The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications & Transport (TEATT), Honorable Mr. Claret Connor, singed off on Quality of Service (QoS) documents that sets clear guidelines and standards for St. Maarten Telecommunication providers to comply with, for the further enhancement of Telecommunication services in St. Maarten.
Bureau Telecom Participates In Broadband Forum In Sao Paulo
Jun 20, 2015
On July 1st, and 2nd, 2015 Mr. Giovanni King COO of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten participated in the Broadband Latin America Forum 2015 in Sao Paulo - Brasil, hosted by Informa Telecoms & Media on how to make Broadband Internet access accessible and affordable in Latin America and the Caribbean
French And Dutch Regulators
Jun 17, 2015
Technicians of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten joined forces with the French Telecom Regulator (ANFR) and Gendarmerie for the detection of Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) phones that are interfering with 3G mobile phone networks in St. Martin.
Bureau Telecom Staff Attends 4g-lte Training
May 25, 2015
Technical staff of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten; Sidney de Weever, Angelo Moeslikan and Giovanni King, participated in a 5-day Telecom Boot Camp that was hosted by a USA based company ‘Celplan’ to extend their knowledge on the deployment and commercialization of future mobile networks (4G-LTE).
Control of the use of DECT 6.0
May 25, 2015
MARIGOT - The Préfecture reminds the public that Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) telephones do not conform to European Union (EU) standards and are banned in St. Martin and St. Barths.