UTS upgrading clients to be 4G LTE ready

Written by Sunday, 30 August 2015 20:56

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – United Telecommunication Services is continuing on its course of improvement by offering its Chippie customers the opportunity to upgrade the SIM card they use to access the mobile operators’ mobile service.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – TelEm Group announced Sunday it will be carrying out a series of maintenance windows starting Monday during which international carrier services used by the company will be migrated to updated hardware and software systems.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Distinguished Toastmaster Valerie Brazier has been awarded with recognition for Excellence in Leadership by Toastmasters International for leading Toastmasters District 81 to President’s Distinguished District, and the number 5 position in the world out of 97 Districts.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - As a country that has known our share of disasters, it is heart wrenching to see the reports and scenes coming out of Dominica, as this island was battered by torrential rains, flooding and mudslides, associated with TS Erika.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - It was a progressive step when the parliament of St. Maarten in its wisdom decided to keep meetings of the parliamentary committees open.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten -  Approximately seven weeks ago, the Social Economic Council ( SEC) pointed out some serious flaws in two national decrees, containing general measures that regulate premiums and pay-outs, collected and disbursed by the SZV (Social Security Agency).

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten United People’s (UP) Party Member of Parliament (MP) Maurice Lake sent a letter to the Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs, and also publicly made a statement on July 13th, 2015 requesting an update on the Solid Waste Ordinance and the progress of the long awaited Waste to Energy Plant to address the ‘growing garbage mountain.’

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs, said on Sunday that joint cooperation and collaboration is the most feasible way to move forward in building and developing a longstanding relationship that is beneficial to both parties concerned within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Downstreet ready for pier opening

Written by Sunday, 30 August 2015 14:14

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Residents of Down Town are anxiously awaiting the opening of the Walter Plantz Pier in September.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Last week the Minister of Education the Honorable Rita Bourne-Gumbs announced plans for an Educational Care Center.