Monday, November 20, 2006

CEO of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission David Iverson to Explain the New Telecommunications Act 2006

Mr. David Iverson, recently appointed to be the first CEO of the new Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, will give comments and explanations of the new Telecommunication Act 2006 and the liberalization of telecommunications in the BVI. The luncheon organized by BVI Chambers of Commerce & Hotel Association (BVICCHA) where Mr. Iverson is invited as the guest speaker will be held on November 22. The arrangement will be sponsored by Cable and Wireless, which has recently reported on preparing numerous exciting products and services that would be introduced to the British Virgin Islands.

The BVICCHA invites to the luncheon all interested persons who wish to be informed on the Telecommunication Act 2006, and, moreover, to hear first-hand details from Mr. Iverson. All the guests will have the opportunity to ask questions concerning the Act and related issues. The time for networking will start from 12.00pm, and lunch will be served at 12.30pm.

The BVI Chambers of Commerce and Hotel Association is the largest civil society organization in the territory, which includes representatives of the business community and hotel industry sector, both from the BVI and from other countries. The association was created with the general purpose to actively promote a positive business and social environment, for the benefit of the territory, sustaining the unique advantages of the BVI. Some of the CCHA community works include: the Spring Regatta, BUYBVI Trade Show, Junior Achievement, Right Start programs and the Culinary program. Now this private sector organization accounts 250 members.

The BVICCHA regularly holds luncheons at member establishments, which can add to the competitive and strategic positioning of the BVI businesses in the local and international environment.

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