Health fears must be allayed

2022-08-12T12:18:45+01:0025 November 2019|

Portrait of Chris Thomas MHKThere will be no 5G network in the island unless all public health fears are allayed.

The Policy and Reform Minister gave this commitment in the same week that telecoms provider Sure announced it began trials of 5G […]

5G ‘won’t be allowed’ if proven harmful

2022-08-12T12:19:01+01:0020 November 2019|

 Chris ThomasTynwald approves planning changes to allow installation of telecoms equipment

More telecommunications infrastructure will now be able to be installed on the Isle of Man without going through the full planning process.

However, Policy and Reform Minister Chris Thomas confirmed there will be “no 5G […]

MT pledges to look at customer communication

2022-08-12T14:32:15+01:005 August 2019|

Chief Commercial Officer insists tariff letter wasn’t unethical

A senior Manx Telecom official has vowed to look at the way the firm phrases letters to customers after confusion over mobile phone tariffs.

Some mobile users were recently informed the tariff they use will increase […]

MHK blasts MT ‘scare tactics’

2022-08-12T14:32:40+01:003 August 2019|

An MHK has accused Manx Telecom of using ’scare tactics’ and ’guerilla marketing’ over threatened changes to customers’ mobile phone tariff plans.

After the Examiner contacted the company, MT apologised for confusion over letters sent out to customers on out of contract mobile tariffs, […]

Brands must market services ethically, says MHK

2022-08-12T14:33:04+01:0031 July 2019|

manx telecom interviewMHK unhappy over Manx Telecom communications

An MHK believes companies such as Manx Telecom have a duty to market their services ethically.

Rob Callister has accused the telecoms provider of guerilla marketing and scare tactics after some customers received a letter warning […]

MT apologises for confusion caused by tariff letter

2022-08-12T14:33:39+01:0030 July 2019|

MHK accused firm of scare tactics over price rise notification

Manx Telecom insists it’s not forcing customers onto a higher tariff.

The statement comes in response to a social media post from Onchan MHK Rob Callister accusing the firm of scare tactics and guerilla […]

Government to meet with new MT owners

2022-08-12T14:41:19+01:007 May 2019|

MTRepresentatives will speak with Basalt once sale is finalised

The Chief Minister has emphasised the importance of telecoms infrastructure to the Manx economy following the recent sale of Manx Telecom.

The firm announced it had accepted an offer from Basalt Infrastructure earlier this year.

Howard […]

MHK concerned about asset stripping at Manx Telecom

2022-08-12T14:41:47+01:005 May 2019|

Rob CallisterChief Minister asked to provide statement about firm’s recent sale

An MHK is seeking assurances over the future of Manx Telecom following the company’s recent takeover.

The telecoms provider announced it had accepted an offer from Basalt Infrastructure Partners in March.

Onchan member Rob Callister is asking […]

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