Publications

Official publications and press releases from BTP.

Internet Seminar Hosted By Isoc And Btp-sxm About To Kick-of

Sep 25, 2013
PHILIPSBURG – Internet Society (ISOC) & Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten, in their ongoing efforts to facilitate and support the technical evolution of internet, will be hosting a two day Internet Seminar on September 25th & 26th at the Sonesta MAHO Beach Resort. During this event top industry experts, technologists and policy leaders from across the region and globe will discuss the future trends on an open, accessible and secured Internet.
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Signal interference mobile networks

Sep 12, 2013
Bureau Telecommunication and Post St. Maarten (BTP-SXM) is monitoring reports of signal interference to mobile networks on St. Maarten, possibly emanating from a mobile carrier in St. Kitts – the interference is causing dropped calls, and is also affecting quality of service on the voice and data network of at least one major mobile carrier – TelCell.
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"The evolution of the Internet" Seminar

Aug 29, 2013
Internet Society & Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten will be hosting a two day Internet Seminar, on September 25 & 26 2013 at the Sonesta MAHO Beach Resort, in their ongoing efforts to facilitate and support the technical evolution of internet.
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World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2013

May 17, 2013
Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten, on behalf of the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunications, is extending sincere congratulations to all organizations and their employees active in the Telecommunications and ICT Industry, for the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, celebrated on May 17th.
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.SX Domain Names Now Open to the World

Nov 16, 2012
SX Registry announced that as of November 15th, 2012, after successful Sunrise, Local Priority and Landrush periods, the .SX Registry opens to the whole world. As of 15:00 UTC (or 11:00 local Sint Maarten time), the General Availability phase begins which means that from now on, anyone from anywhere will be able to register a Domain Name within the .SX top level domain.
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New Director Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten

Nov 05, 2012
On November 1st 2012 Mr. Anthony Carty started as the new Director of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP-SXM), the independent regulatory authority for the Telecommunications and Post industry.
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Country Code 599 discontinued for St. Maarten

Oct 05, 2012
Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten would like to remind the general public that, as part of St. Maarten’s transition to the North American Numbering Plan, the use of country code 599 will be discontinued for St. Maarten.
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LACTLD Technical Workshop St. Maarten Big Success

Sep 21, 2012
LACTLD is the Regional Organization for Latin America and the Caribbean ccTLDs (Country Code Top Level Domains). As a LACTLD member, .SX Registry (Sint Maarten) hosted this important event which gave the unique opportunity for technical capacity building in the region with the support of the Internet Society (ISOC) and ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers).
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Universal Postal Union (UPU) Congress Preparations

Sep 12, 2012
On Thursday and Friday September 6th and 7th representatives of Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten met in Aruba in preparation for the upcoming UPU congress in DOHA, Qatar. The Sint Maarten delegation consisting of Mr. D. Richardson (PSS), Mrs. L. Richardson-Gibbs (GOV) and Ms. P. Brandon (BTP-SXM) joint colleagues from Aruba and Curacao on congress proposals which will be presented for voting during the congress.
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New tariff structure BTP-SXM; effective September 15th 2012

Aug 28, 2012
The new tariff structure, created by Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten, which would establish adjustments to regulatory fees in St. Maarten, is set to begin September 15th 2012.
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