Lack of good telecommunications makes Falklands more remote
THE lack of good telecommunications with the rest of the world is adding to the remoteness of the Falkland Islands according to representations made by members of the public at the ongoing Select Committee on the Communications Bill.
The Bill provides for the licensing of activities related to communications in the Islands and also for the establishment of a regulator, who amongst other responsibilities would watch over Sure’s (almost) exclusive licence as the telecommunications provider.
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Falklands father and son epic sea journey
A FALKLANDS father and son team have completed an 11,000 mile Rite of Passage, delivering a yacht, Fiddler’s Green, to the Falklands from North Carolina.
On Monday, Andrez Short arrived back in Stanley Harbour on his new yacht accompanied by his son, Tom (16) and friend Steve Dent, who joined the boat on Ascension Island. Andy Furniss was a crew member on the first leg from the US to the Azores.
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