ALIV CEO & Cable Bahamas Executives and Chairman Pay Courtesy Call to the Prime Minister
The nation’s fastest growing telecoms provider seeks to strengthen partnership with PM and Government.
Cable Bahamas kicked off the New Year meeting with Prime Minister Philip Davis and other Ministers of the government along with his key advisors. The focus of the meeting was to explore ways to strengthen the relationship between the government of the Bahamas and Cable Bahamas Group. Key areas of discussion were Cable Bahamas planned investment in Fiber To The Home (FTTH) here in New Providence as well as other key strategic initiatives to support and strengthen the telecommunications infrastructure within the country.
Mr. Ross McDonald Chairman of the Board for the Cable Bahamas Group, Mr. John Gomez, CEO of Aliv and Ms. Rawiya Rahming, Vice President of Legal for the Cable Bahamas Group, joined Mr. Franklyn Butler Group CEO for the visit. As the leading telecoms provider in The Bahamas, CBL has enjoyed a great partnership with the government through the government 51.75% ownership in Be Aliv Limited and the groups on going partnership with the government of the Bahamas in providing connectivity for all Bahamians across the length and breadth of the country. The CBL Leadership Team considered this meeting vitally important in strengthening the relationship with the Government.
Cable Bahamas CEO Franklyn Butler II said, “Telecommunications services are vital to maintaining a well-functioning society. As the premier service provider for the country, we considered this visit to be mission-critical in terms of establishing and maintaining open and productive communication with the country’s leadership, more specifically our Prime Minister.” The team shared highlights as it relates to the company’s fiscal and technological performance over the past year and noted several challenges and potential opportunities for the year ahead. Prime Minister Davis also shared insight on some of the country’s most urgent needs as it pertains to communication to help inform upcoming major projects for the company as they continue to work. Mr. Butler noted that he was pleased with the visit and looks forward to continuing to build and maintain a healthy working relationship between the Cable Bahamas Group and the Government of The Bahamas. “Ultimately we were very pleased with the visit and we look forward to keeping these open lines of communication.”