Following concerns expressed by the Ministry for the Environment about marine life being trapped within the operational docks at Gibdock, the local shipyard operator has embarked on an innovative programme to install bubble barriers in each of the docks to prevent fish or any other marine species from becoming trapped.
Sep 18 Gibraltar On Track To Obtain 100% WI-FI Connectivity At Tourist Locations
Minister for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port, Neil Costa MP has announced that most of Gibraltar’s beaches, tourist sites, hotels and places of interest now have WI-FI Hotspots up and running, part of an ambitious project by the Gibraltar Government to provide 100% internet coverage of these areas throughout the Rock.
The latest areas to obtain outdoor online connectivity are Moorish Castle, Europa Point, the Great Siege Tunnels and the Gibraltar Museum. This amenity will be available to the local population and visitors whose tourist experience of the Rock will be greatly enhanced with this new service.
Wi-Fi Hotspots in Gibraltar now cover 80% of the main public locations with the latest four sites having been incorporated in the last fortnight, bringing the total to 18 fully operational locations.
The initiative was first announced by Minister Costa in his Budget address of 2012, with further detail being made public in 2013.
Sep 02 - 606 Mobile Numbering Range to Be Withdrawn by October
The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority has reminded ex-CTS (Gibraltar) Limited (“CTS”) customers that the 606 mobile numbering range will be withdrawn on the 1st October 2013.
This follows, as explained in a Press Release dated 8th April 2013, complaints being received from ex-CTS customers, in particular those using mobile services, who had ported their CTS numbers to another provider. These customers have encountered problems when callers from outside Gibraltar tried to contact them.
Sep 02 - Chronicle paves the way for Gibraltar's Media
The long established Gibraltar Chronicle has, and will always be, the cornerstone of GIbraltar's media. The newspaper has been around for so many years, covering all the news and events for GIbraltar. Like any good media outlet though, it receives it's fair share of abuse, criticism and sometimes even a little bit of ridicule. But maybe not for long…
Subject to suitable weather conditions, an aerial survey of Gibraltar will be undertaken today and Sunday when a Cessna 404 aircraft will make two flights over the Rock at altitudes of between 1,000 and 2,500 feet.
Aug 06 - US Coast Guard Recognises “Excellence” Of The Gibraltar Maritime Administration
The Gibraltar Maritime Administration (GMA) has been admitted onto the prestigious United States Coast Guard’s ‘Quality Shipping in the 21st Century Programme’ (QUALSHIP 21) – a reflection of the standards of excellence it has achieved. Gibraltar was invited to apply as a result of the Port State Control records of locally- registered vessels in US ports.
In a decision to bring you up to date news quicker and better than ever before, YGTV has decided to change it's video news. As from today, you the viewer, will be able to watch the latest news as and when it happens. Instead of creating a daily news video at the end of the day, we will be showing you brief clips throughout the day.