BTC Bahamas | Bahamas | FAQ | mobile

Local calls require just the area code and number.For example, if you're dialling a number in Alexandria,Virginia while you are in Washington DC, just dial 1 + the area code and then the local number.

First, turn your mobile on.
After a few seconds, your mobile should automatically select a network. Your mobile is then ready to use. If your mobile does not automatically select a network, then you will need to do a manual network selection.
To do a manual network selection, just scroll through the mobile menu options to network Selection and select Manual. Then select the BTC mobile partner listed.


If you have one of our Roam Like You're Home Plans, no activation is required.

You can send text messages just as you would in your home country.
Just use +1 and the three digit country code number as you would in your home country.
Most networks will allow you to send and receive text messages while you are travelling. It is FREE to receive a text message.

When roaming in LIME Caribbean territories and BTC Barbados, One Rate Roaming applies.
LIME Caribbean countries are: Anguilla; Antigua & Barbuda; BVI; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Dominica; Grenada; Jamaica; Montserrat; St Kitts & Nevis; St Lucia; St Vincent & Grenadines; Turks & Caicos & Trinidad & Tobago.
Normal roaming rates apply when travelling outside of these countries

Calls while roaming are billed per minute.

For calls within the roaming area, simply dial 1, the area code and telephone number.
For international calls, dial the international (0 or 011) plus the area code and telephone number.
For some cities, you may have to drop the 0 which comes before the country code E.g. for England, drop the 0 before the 44.

To retrieve a message:

  1. Dial 1-242-557-0000
  2. Follow the voice prompts to input your phone number, password, and play your messages.

If you are roaming and your phone is switched on and you have not deactivated the feature or set your phone to call forward all calls; when the call goes to voicemail, you will be charged for the delivery of the call to you abroad and then for the delivery back to your voicemail. You will also be charged for the retrieval of your voicemail message.


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