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Bermuda: Business Environment


This page was last updated on 6 August 2019.

There are a number of competing telecommunications providers in Bermuda. Long-distance call costs in Bermuda have fallen substantially in recent years. Providers of a wide range of telecoms services in the territory include:

  • Cable & Wireless
  • Logic Communications
  • North Rock Communications
  • TeleBermuda International

According to a 2009 report, the overall adoption rate of telecommunication devices in Bermuda continued to be high. All firms have internet access with a high-speed connection, however T1 lines or greater accounted for just 24%. 58% of employees are considered to be competent or skilled at using computers, up 5% from 2007. Corporate cell phone and mobile device ownership continued to show an increase from 75% in 2007, to 85% in 2008 and 87% in 2009. Companies tended to own more mobile devices in 2009, from 63% in 2008 to 78%.

According to a 2011 report, 93% of Bermudian households own a computer. The vast majority (89%) of households access the internet, and similar to the last two year’s results, out of those that have internet access 89% have a high speed internet connection (DSL, Cable or wireless). In 2010, 94% of Bermudian households own a cell phone and this year, residents owned a larger proportion of mobile devices such as Blackberries, increasing from 16% in 2007 to 32% in 2008, 34% in 2009 and 76% in 2010.

Regarding residents’ online habits, consistent with 2008, the most regularly used online activities include using search engines, looking for travel information, and researching products or services and online shopping.



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