Walcott teams up with Bmobile for Book Buddies drive

Double-Olympic medallist, Keshorn Walcott, brought smiles to the faces of kids at Bridge of Hope Children’s Home as he personally assisted with the purchase and distribution of back-to-school supplies via bmobile’s 2018 Book Buddies Programme.

Approximately 15 children of the Sangre Chiquito-based institution – ranging from Pre-School to Standard Three – were beneficiaries of this year’s Book Buddies Programme which saw stationery, textbooks, book bags and craft items voluntarily sponsored by employees and Keshorn Walcott.

Bmobile working to restore service to thousands of customers

Thousands of people are currently unable to access services via the Bmobile network as a result of a technical fault in Chaguaramas.

TSTT says the problem stems from a broken fiber-optic cable in Chaguaramas.

TSTT says it expects full service to be restored within the next couple of hours.

It adds that if you have been calling their hotline and not getting through, it's because of the large number of incoming calls.

Bmobile reconfirms closure of nine branches on January 1st

Bmobile is reminds customers that from January 1st 2018, all nine (9) of its flagship stores in Trinidad will be closing.

A statement by the company says this marks the beginning of a new era in the company’s focus on improving customer service, through the use of technology and by having more convenient locations for customers to transact business.

Bmobile partners with Uber to offer free WiFi to customers

Bmobile says it has partnered with Uber to bring free WiFi to local Uber services.

Bmobile said in a statement that since Monday, October 2, riders are able to stay connected on rides around town with their personal hotspot powered by bmobile’s 4G LTE technology.

The statement says that WiFi is available in all bmobile enabled WiFi rides. When riders get into their Uber, they'll have to look for the for the bmobile-branded headrest with the WiFi password on it.

The offer lasts until December 31, 2017. 

Bmobile lowers some cellular towers; service weaker than normal in some areas

TSTT has advised that some of its cellular towers will be lowered tonight which will cause some of its service to be weaker than normal.

TSTT has issued the following statement.

"As part of safety precautions for the Tropical Storm Warning currently in effect for Trinidad and Tobago, TSTT will be lowering the height of cellular towers for several of its Cellular-On-Wheels facilities.

This is being done to minimise any possible risk to public safety and property damage.