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Cable Bahamas and Milo Butler Distributors Team Up For Hurricane Relief Efforts

“Humane Society of The Bahamas receives sizeable donation”
The communications provider reached out again in an effort to provide aid to local pet charity, the Humane Society of The Bahamas (BHS). Cable Bahamas (CBL) partnered with Bahamian wholesaler, Milo Butler Distributors immediately following the passage of Hurricane Irma to bring relief to those most impacted by the storm and the BHS was not left of the list.
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REV sponsors local theatre festival for nine consecutive years

“Shakespeare in Paradise receives major donation” -- Bahamian theatre company, Ringplay Productions announced REV as the major sponsor for the ninth annual Shakespeare in Paradise theatre festival. “Quite simply, our partnership with REV over the years has allowed Shakespeare in Paradise to exist.” says Dr Nicolette Bethel. “ Our festival produces original works, brings in international productions, and revives old but well-loved Bahamian plays for new audiences, among them a whole group of students from the public and private schools. We appreciate all that REV has done for us over the years. Particularly valuable to both of us is their recording of our productions.”
The festival, which has become a major event for schools and Shakespeare fans alike is designed to expose Bahamian audiences to the very best in local, Caribbean, African and American theatre traditions. The festival will run from Monday, October 2nd until Saturday, October 14th boasting four plays and two concerts this season.
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REV announces Centric renaming to BET HER

“Network Aligns itself with BET Brand”— Cable Bahamas (CBL) announced that it’s official, the first entertainment network targeting black women has renamed from Centric to BET HER. Starting September 25th, the network channel, which can be found on REVTV channel 380 will look a little different. Described as “Her World. Her Way”, the brand refresh brings the network more aligned with its flagship brand BET.
“REV is gladly embracing Centric’s rebranding to BET HER,” says REVTV Product Coordinator M’khel Ferguson. “A huge segment of our subscribers are women between the ages of twenty five to fifty four, which is the channel’s target audience.” Ferguson continued, “We are committed to sourcing content to delight our subscribers and BET Her definitely fits the bill.”
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Cable Bahamas Provides Immediate Relief to Evacuees From Southern Bahamian Islands

“Company jumped into action before Hurricane Irma made landfall in The Bahamas"
NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS (Thursday, September 21st) — Cable Bahamas wasted no time in providing support to those residents most impacted by the ravages of Hurricane Irma. According to Vice President of Marketing, David Burrows,  “While our primary objective was to ensure the continuity of services across all business entities and the quick restoration of any impacted services,  our relief teams were mobilised from before the storm hit.  We liaised with shelter administrators where the evacuees were housed at the Kendal GL Isaacs Gym and New Providence Community Centre (NPCC) to ensure they had a means of  staying up to date with the latest news and entertainment.”
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PUBLIC NOTICE: WWE Programming Blackout

Cable Bahamas advises its valued subscribers that effective immediately, due to recent changes to programme licensing in our region, we are required to black out WWE programming, including programmes RAW Live, Smackdown Live, and Experience, which air on USA Network, REVTV channel 465.
While this requirement is beyond our control, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your patience as this change takes effect.
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Cable Bahamas Deploys Team to Assess Network post Hurricane Irma

“Restorations efforts underway on all impacted islands”
NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS (Wednesday, September 13th) — Cable Bahamas executive and COO, John Gomez asserts that the communications giant was pleased to see the rapid restoration of REV services for customers that experienced disruptions in their services over the weekend due to the effects of Hurricane Irma on the islands of Eleuthera and New Providence. Gomez confirmed that ten percent of the nodes were impacted in New Providence and forty seven percent impacted in Eleuthera. The executive continued that, “within twelve hours of the ‘All-Clear’ being issued, all impacted nodes were restored.”  
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Cable Bahamas Deploys Technical Team Immediately Following NEMA’s All-Clear for Central & Southeast Bahamas

“Safety remains a top concern as we assess our network”
NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS (Saturday, September 9th) — Cable Bahamas’ technical teams were deployed on Saturday, September 9th, immediately following the National Emergency Management Agency’s all-clear message for the central and southeast Bahamas, according to COO, John Gomez. The executive indicated that the network sustained minimal impact in the areas outside the southeast and northwest Bahamas, where Grand Bahama, Bimini and Andros remain under hurricane warning. “Intermittent commercial power outages affected some of the nodes in our network during the evening of September 8th and into the following morning but we worked closely with BPL to ensure swift service restoration.”
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Cable Bahamas Initiates Disaster Management Plan

“Teams stand ready for any necessary deployment”
NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS (Thursday, September 7th) — Cable Bahamas COO, John Gomez assured subscribers and the public that the nation’s leading communications Company is closely monitoring Hurricane Irma as it tracks towards The Bahamas. “Our primary objective is to ensure the continuity of services across all business entities (i.e. video, broadband/circuits, fixed-line voice and national data centers) during the passing of the system and the quick and efficient restoration of impacted services.”
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Emmy® and Golden Globe-winning HBO series Game of Thrones returns for seventh season July 16

Daenerys Targaryen has finally set sail for Westeros with her armies, dragons and new Hand of the Queen, Tyrion Lannister. Jon Snow has been named King in the North after defeating Ramsay Bolton in the Battle of the Bastards and returning Winterfell to House Stark. In King’s Landing, Cersei Lannister has seized the Iron Throne by incinerating the High Sparrow, his followers and her rivals in the Sept of Baelor. However, as old alliances fracture and new ones emerge, an army of dead men marches on the Wall, threatening to end the game of thrones forever.
The Emmy®- and Golden Globe-winning Game Of Thrones returns for its seven-episode seventh season Sunday, July 16th at 21hrs AST*, exclusively on HBO, followed by other episodes subsequent Sundays at the same time. The show will also be available on HBO On Demand. Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, the hit fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in the vast and violent kingdom of Westseros.
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