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Number Portability Now Available in Jamaica

In a press release today, Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell announced that effective 12:01 am, Monday, all systems are in place to facilitate number portability by individuals and businesses. In this regard, both fixed-line and mobile telephone customers in Jamaica will be able to switch networks and retain their original numbers if they so desire. The ...

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Jamaica is Now Seaching For Oil

In five to eight years, Jamaica should know if it has enough oil and gas to allow for commercial production, Tullow Oil plc officials said yesterday. The Irish oil and gas exploration company will put up an initial us$60 million to finance the exploratory phase in the search for the valuable commodities. The majority of that amount is earmarked as ...

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Gov’t Ministers Rack Up j$5m in Cell Phone Bills

It has been revealed that the Jamaican government has spent more than ja$5 Million on cellular phone charges in eleven Ministries between July 2013 to June of this year for Cabinet Ministers and their juniors. In records obtained through the Access to Information legislation, it was discovered that some Ministers have been racking up phone bills, some with six figure ...

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Digicel To Give $1m To It’s 1-Millionth Data Subscriber

Digicel Jamaica today announced that it will give $1 million to its one-millionth data subscriber. The telecommunications giant said in an advisory that the lucky customer would also be rewarded with a Samsung Galaxy S5 during a celebration at its head office in downtown Kingston at noon tomorrow, September 2. The Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM), Phillip ...

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Good Prospects For Gold And Copper Production in Jamaica

A Canadian company has reported finding good prospects for copper and gold in the Bellas Gate area of the south-central Jamaica parish of St. Catherine. The company, OZ Minerals, said it drilled two holes in the area and intersected “significant copper and gold mineralization.” Vern Rampton, President and CEO of Carube Resources, which is the joint venture partner of OZ Minerals, ...

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