Located in Brades, Montserrat
This year the Bank of Montserrat celebrates 25 years of service to the community and people of Montserrat. The Theme for the May 2013 celebrations is “Rebuilding our Country.”
A full programme of events has been developed to mark this auspicious occasion and each event will be a feature of the bank’s celebrations throughout the month of May.
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LIME would like to advise all its customers that as a result of damage sustained to cable infrastructure below the Montserrat Secondary School during excavation works by the PWD fixed line and broadband services in the Salem and Olveston areas from South of Secondary School will be interrupted this afternoon Tuesday 29 January 2013 from 1:00 p.m until around 6:00 p.m.
LIME apologizes for this outage and we assure our customers that all resources are now being focused on this particular restoration effort. We wish to further advise that customers who may have been scheduled for installation or restoration work today may have delays or changes to their appointments. We will ensure that all parties are appropriately advised and updated.
A further general advisory will be put on air today at 05:00 today.
We at LIME thank customers for their patience during this outage and once more apologize for any loss of service or inconvenience this may cause our fixed line and Internet.
LITTLE BAY, Montserrat – A new electronic judging system was launched on Saturday, December 8, at the Calypso Eliminations, which was the first major event on the Montserrat Festival 50 calendar.
The calypso eliminations saw 32 artists competing, some veterans and many newcomers with the judging made easier with Talypso, a web based software created to provide instantaneous updates once scores are entered.
Talypso, which is a merger of the words tallying and calypso, was created by Chairman of the Calypso Sub-Committee Dennison Daley and his business partner Manish Valechha. Continue reading
(Right) LIME MNI's Manager Joseph Cassell with the latest winners of the lifetime awards along with Paul Payne (far left) and Diegie Daley (2nd from right) who came by to pick up the new iPhone 4S on launch day Friday, January 13, 2012.
SWEENEY’S, Montserrat – An intelligent assistant which sends text messages by voice command, lifelike photographs and video footage that’s editable on the phone. These are just some of the features of the iPhone 4S experience which telecoms Company, LIME is now offering in Montserrat and all its markets in the region as of today. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat – Could Montserrat become the Silicon Valley of the Caribbean? How can you make the best use of your smart phone? These questions and more will be asked and answered at Thursday evening’s November 24, discussion at The Lyme.
The general public is invited to come out and contribute to the discussions which centre around “developing a National ICT Strategy and Implementation Plan for Montserrat”. The team from the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) will be on hand to make presentations and discuss some of the areas that they believe are of critical importance for the island as it moves forward with its development. Continue reading
US $100 free apps for all subscribers
SWEENEY’S, Montserrat – LIME BlackBerry customers will get free premium apps (software applications) courtesy of BlackBerry Operators Research In Motion (RIM) as an expression of appreciation for their patience during the recent service disruptions.
RIM will be offering premium apps, worth in excess of US $100, free of charge to subscribers over the coming weeks on BlackBerry® App World™ until December 31, 2011.* Continue reading
SWEENEY’S, Montserrat – A two dollar circulation coin issued by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, ECCB will be released to the public today. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat – The Montserrat Cultural Centre will be the venue for a three-day charrette to look at future development plans for the new town in Little Bay.
The Montserrat Development Corporation (MDC), the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Office of the Premier are hosting 12 major property developers, architects, marketing specialists and town planners to look at the proposed vision for Little Bay and to brainstorm on how it can be improved and become more attractive to investors. Continue reading
Sharlene Shillingford McKlmon ,Deputy Programme Manager for CARICOM’s Framework Regional Integration Policy (FRIP) on public procurement
LITTLE BAY, Montserrat– A two-day consultation on how Montserrat’s private sector can take advantage of the 22 billion Eastern Caribbean dollar government procurement market is presently ongoing at the Montserrat Cultural Centre.
The sessions are being facilitated by Sharlene Shillingford McKlmon (pronounced McKlemon) is the Deputy Programme Manager for CARICOM’s Framework Regional Integration Policy (FRIP) on public procurement.
Deputy Premier Honourable Charles T. Kirnon told the gathering of Permanent Secretaries and Senior Public Officers on Monday morning that Montserrat is intent on actively participating in the regional common markets including the CARICOM Single Market & Economy (CSME). However, it was necessary for the public and private sector to be aware of the ways in which they can do this successfully and compete for regional contracts. He said Montserratians should not be frightened about the opening of our local markets to the outside as this also gives the island the same rights to enter other markets to do business. Continue reading
SWEENEYS, Montserrat – Residents woke up Thursday to faster mobile data service as LIME Montserrat successfully moved 50% of its network to EDGE during the late night hours of Wednesday.
Joseph Cassell, General Manager of LIME Montserrat said he was very excited about the move and what it means for the level of service that is now available to customers here.
“We are very excited with this development and the overwhelming positive response from customers already. This is the next step in the evolution to 4G in Montserrat, which is part of the regional roll-out across LIME,” Cassell said.
EDGE, which stands for Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution, is a high-speed 3G technology that was built upon the global system for mobile communications (GSM) standard. Continue reading