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Grand Bahama Utility Company

The following are general requirements to obtain Water Utilities from The Grand Bahama Utility Company (GBUC)

Grand Bahama’s abundant fresh water is a natural resource unmatched in the Caribbean region. The Grand Bahama Utility Company pumps 8 million gallons daily of fresh, pure water, via state-of-the art pipe networks. The system is adequate for a modern city of 250,000, almost the entire population of The Bahamas. Rainfall averages 58 inches per year, replenishing the natural ground aquifer, a vast lens of fresh water located beneath the island.

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Grand Bahama Power Company

The following are general requirements to obtain electricity from the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC):

License Agreement
Estimated Load
Voltage of Equipment
Contact information
Please note, for Structures check for service locations and show in site plan; for Subdivisions check for availability of power and show source on site plan. GBPC will then take the necessary steps to estimate cost to provide power to the site
General Service Large

Available where facilites of suitable voltage and adequate capacity are adjacent to the premises to be served

Character of Service

Continuous alternating current of approxi-mately 12,470 volts and 60 hertz, 3-phase, three or four wire


For lighting, power and other purposes for commercial industrial, institutional, and other services exclusive of residential.

Limitation of Service

All service required by customer shall be furnished by one meter to each building, premises, property or group of properties under one ownership or management.


Twice the average Net Monthly Bill as estimated by the company or as there after ascertained.

Net Monthly Bill

Computed in Bahamian currency.

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BTC Bahamas

Business lines

International Toll Free (800) Numbers

Business services

Landline services pbx and key systems
The following are general requirements to obtain telephone/internet service from the Bahamas Telecommunication Company:
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Cable Bahamas

Fiber Optic Cable Linking GBI To North America

Caribbean Crossings Ltd. (CCL) is an international telecommunications company that owns and operates an undersea fiber optic cable system that lands in Freeport, Grand Bahama; linking the continental United States with four major islands of The Bahamas – New Providence, Abaco and Eleuthera. Caribbean Crossings is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cable Bahamas Ltd., a publicly traded Bahamian company:

  • Established in 1994 
  • Invested over $150 million building a fiber rich broadband network 
  • Provides service to over 76,000 cable television subscribers 
  • Provides broadband high-speed internet service to over 42,000 revenue producing units

The System The (BICS) system consists of over 1,000 km of high performance submarine fiber cable and another 1,784 km of terrestrial fiber strategically placed to form a highly reliable integrated optical Network connecting the United States and the World to the Bahamas. 

This passive long reach state of the art Optical Network does not utilize any active submarine components requiring remote power thus ensuring a very high performance reliable digital lightwave system. These integrated technologies enable Caribbean Crossings to troubleshoot and manage the Network remotely from our Network Operations Center in Nassau, ensuring reliability, performance and commitment to Customer Service Level Agreements (SLA).

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