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Tag Archives: smartphones

  1. Trump issues orders banning TikTok and WeChat from operating in 45 days if they are not sold by Chinese parent companies

    USA’s 45th President Donald Trump yesterday issued an executive order that would ban the social media app TikTok and WeChat from operating in the US in 45 days if they are not sold by their Chinese-owned parent companies. The orders, which use similar language, do not state that a certain amount of money from the […]

    August 7, 2020Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Haitian customer wins life-changing prize through Digicel’s ‘Shake to Win’ campaign

    After one month of customers in 20 different countries shaking things up and winning with Digicel’s ‘Shake to Win‘ Christmas campaign, one winner snagged the regional grand prize of US$20,000, and he is Emerson (Surname withheld for privacy) , an 18 year old amateur football player from Haiti. The Christmas campaign was driven by the […]

    January 28, 2020Games, TechnologyNo comments
  3. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… Flow’s Independence Deals!

    The telecoms service provider had an Independence special of $53 for a prepaid Samsung Handset with 530 MB of data for WhatsApp, clearly this lady was looking to get to the bottom of this deal?

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  4. SMARTPHONE USERS MAY SOON BE ABLE TO CHANGE PROVIDERS WITHOUT LOSING THEIR NUMBER

    It seems Barbados will soon be like other countries who are consumer oriented in allowing number portability. The Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology said Flow is at the forefront of talks to enable mobile users to carry their number from one network to another without any hassle; – While not giving any timeline […]

    May 7, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. MISSING GIRL – Rianna Danisha Toppin

    Missing is Rianna Danisha Toppin, fourteen (14) years of Chapel Land #7, St. Philip. Her mother Valerie Toppin reported that her daughter left her residence about 06:25hrs on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to attend school and did not return. Rianna Toppin is a third form student of the Unique High School, 1st Avenue, Dayrell’s Road, […]

    June 10, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Banking made easier with CIBC FirstCaribbean’s mobile banking upgrades

    CIBC FirstCaribbean has put the power to monitor their debit and credit card accounts for fraud in the hands of its clients by introducing client-controlled anti-fraud tools, including a geo-location service, transaction controls (including the ability to Freeze your Card) and real-time alerts to its award winning mobile banking app just in time for the […]

    December 20, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Flow Supports Markets Impacted By Hurricane Irma

    Hurricane Irma – the most powerful Hurricane to form in the Atlantic in over ten years – has left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean and is on track to make landfall in Florida as a Category 4 over the weekend. In its wake, Hurricane Jose is following closely behind on a similar path. […]

    September 18, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  8. New Network Means New Smartphones

    Ozone’s Technical Device Expert, Davis Brathwaite, says due to the type of 4G service they offer, older devices such a Nokia 3310 or 5125 wouldn’t function since only more recent units have the correct bandwidth to send and receive data;- Ozone Wireless will be officially open to the public by July 17th but is Live […]

    July 3, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  9. Ozone is Coming for the Crop Over season

    In less than a month from now, Barbadians will officially have a 3rd choice of mobile provider for the 4G needs. The operation will concentrate solely on mobile wireless broadband as pure 4G LTE with no legacy networks of 2 and 3G and their employee base is not only tight but almost entirely Barbadian as […]

    June 20, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  10. “Does He Also Care?” By Grenville Phillips II

    The Ministry of Education has approved our children’s use of cellular phones in our schools. The obvious foreseen risk is our children’s direct access to pornography (porn) on their smart phones. While some responsible parents will install porn filters on their children’s phones, most parents and grandparents will not know, and are not expected to […]

    May 26, 2017Editorial, EducationNo comments
  11. LAUNCH OF GOSPELFEST RAISES POSSIBILITY OF A CARIBBEAN VERSION

    Gospelfest 2017 now in its 25th year of ministering to Barbados has come in for high praise from one of its sponsors who feels the event is getting bigger than this country. Peter Ellis, of the popular hire purchase conglomerate admitted to participants at the George Lamming Primary in Flint Hall this morning that he […]

    April 16, 2017MusicNo comments
  12. Flow Mobile Top Up Made Easy with Scotiabank

    Adding credit to your mobile phone has never been easier if you are a Flow and Scotiabank customer. Both companies have partnered to provide Mobile Top Up – a solution that allows customers to add credit to their phones directly from their Scotiabank online and mobile banking accounts, or from any Scotiabank ATM across the […]

    March 29, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. DIGICEL LAUNCHES TEXT TO DONATE LINE TO SUPPORT RELIEF EFFORTS IN HAITI

    In the wake of Hurricane Matthew that destroyed 90 percent of Southern Haiti on October 5th, Digicel has launched a text line that will allow its customers to donate well-needed funds towards the humanitarian relief effort that is urgently needed in Haiti. Digicel Barbados customers can make a donation to the Haiti Relief Fund by […]

    October 20, 2016EventsNo comments
  14. Flow’s parent company Liberty Global and Netflix agree to integrate Netflix app into devices in over 30 countries

    Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global“), the world’s largest international cable TV and broadband company and parent company of Flow, just revealed a multi-year partnership with Netflix Inc. (“Netflix“) which will lead to Netflix’s content being made available to Liberty Global video customers across more than 30 countries around the world. The launch of the Netflix […]

    September 19, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  15. DOWNLOAD FLOW’s ‘RIO 2016 EXTRA’ APP!

    Download The Flow Rio 2016 Extra App in either Android or iOS!

    August 7, 2016Olympics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Flow providing front-row seats for Olympic fans

    Olympic fans are about to have a front row seat in Rio thanks to leading telecoms provider Flow. Flow, the region’s exclusive broadcast partner of the 2016 Olympic Games, will beam more than 2,000 hours of live, uninterrupted coverage to over fifteen markets throughout the Caribbean including Barbados. “As the excitement steadily builds, Flow is […]

    August 7, 2016Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  17. DIGICEL BARBADOS GIVES PREPAID CUSTOMERS EVEN MORE DATA

    Digicel Barbados has announced the launch of its new suite of best value data plans which give prepaid customers even more data, plus greater freedom to use their data the way they want. The simplified, new plans range from one-day plans offering 50Mb of data, to thirty-day plans offering extra-large data bundles of up to […]

    May 15, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  18. Online entries gain more prizes in latest SOL innovation

    A very happy SOL patron will soon get a chance to win a brand new Suzuki Vitara and put their their name on it, just by refueling and using online technology. For the next eight weeks, clients will have a chance to enter with every $40 spent in fuel at Sol service stations across the […]

    April 17, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Cable and Wireless Launches TNT Series

    Coming on the heels of the recent agreement reached with Bravo, Flow, the consumer brand of Cable and Wireless Communications (C&W) has partnered with the Turner Network Television Series (TNT Series) to bring even more compelling content to the Caribbean region. TNT, with 34 million customers worldwide, boasts some of the best-ranked and most iconic […]

    January 31, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  20. Celltick Partners with Cable & Wireless to bring Startscreen to Android Devices

    Celltick, a global leader in mobile marketing announces a partnership with leading Caribbean and Latin American network provider, Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W). C&W will provide a branded, localized and customized version of Celltick’s Start on its android phones across its Caribbean and Latin American markets. “Through this partnership, our customers will now have the […]

    January 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  21. DIGICEL ADDS DL1000 TO ITS SUITE OF BEST VALUE SMARTPHONES

    With Christmas just around the corner, telecommunications company, Digicel, is adding the sleek, sexy, high definition screen DL1000 handset to its suite of DL smartphones. The launch of the 5.5-inch DL1000 closely follows the release of the 5-inch DL910, the 4.5-inch DL810 and the 4-inch DL755, offering a suite of smart devices to meet every […]

    December 15, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. AFTER 6 MONTH STINT, JOHNNY INGLE LEAVES DIGICEL

    CHIEF Executive Officer (CEO) of Digicel (Barbados) Limited., Johnny Ingle, will be leaving the business after eight years with the telecommunications giant. The announcement has come six months after Ingle took the helm of Digicel Barbados in June of this year. Speaking from Digicel’s head office in Warrens, Ingle said, “It is obviously an extremely […]

    December 13, 2015BusinessNo comments
  23. Samsung J5 for Christmas? Let it FLOW, let it FLOW, let it FLOW!

    Get ready with the phone that can capture the best selfies with a flash. #Samsung #LetItFLOW #ilovemyJ5 Upload your selfie here:- http://bit.ly/1Tb1EZc

    December 13, 2015Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  24. Flow like a Superstar at Hennessy Artistry: Kareem McCollin, Grand Prize Winner

    In addition to enjoying the rare privilege of flowing VIP style while enjoying Keyshia Cole and the other entertainment superstars on stage, our superstar also sang his way to a super package comprising the following: • One iPhone 6 and four Samsung A3s compliments of FLOW • Five All Access Passes compliments FAS7STAR • Five […]

    December 6, 2015Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Cable & Wireless, Wikimedia Foundation Sign Partnership Deal, Mobile Phone Customers can now browse for free

    In another groundbreaking move that is sure to appeal to educators, parents and the broader C&W customer base, the Company has signed an important partnership with the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that supports Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects. With this partnership, C&W’s prepaid mobile subscribers will now have free access to Wikipedia via […]

    November 22, 2015TechnologyNo comments