PUC hearing GTT’s request to review order on landlines installation, fault response

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) yesterday began hearing a request by the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) to review the terms of the PUC Order requiring the company to install 1,000 landlines per quarter and to remedy the timeframe of its fault repairs.

At the conclusion of the lengthy hearing, Chairwoman of the PUC Della Britton adjourned the proceedings until next Wednesday, on the grounds that not enough information was provided by the telecommunications company to assist the Commission with a judgment.

The PUC had recently approved an application by GTT for an increase in rates for its landline service with the condition that it submit detailed quarterly reports of progress showing the number of new services rolled out, inclusive of rural areas and which should not be less than 1,000 lines per quarter and may include up to 25% re-issued lines…..

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