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Jersey hosts the NatWest Island Games, powered by JT.

What else happened this year?

JT celebrates accepting it’s millionth subscriber to their network.

JT reaches the milestone of sponsoring Jersey Live for the 10th year.


JT connects its 10,000th customer to the fibre network.

What else happened this year?

Jersey’s first 4G mobile network is launched by JT.


JT achieves Broadband World Forum recognition for its Gigabit Jersey project.

What else happened this year?

JT connects first school in Jersey to Gigabit Broadband.

JT launches its online discount/voucher site JT Rewards.


JT Launch the first ever Pan-CI Telephone directory containing the contact details for every business and home in Jersey and Guernsey.

What else happened this year?

JT launches the interactive online business pages
directory jtdirectory.com

JT acquires major London based company Worldstone.

Wave Telecom and JT combine to operate under one name – JT.

JT launches island-wide Gigabit Jersey project.


Jersey Telecom introduced the CI's fastest mobile broadband of 14.4Mb.

What else happened this year?

Jersey Telecom introduced The Cloud WiFi in the Channel
Islands including access on some Connex bus routes.

Jersey Telecom re-brands to JT.


Jersey Telecom complete acquisition of rival operator Newtel (Guernsey) and announce eKit.com acquisition.

What else happened this year?

JT initiate first residential Gigabit broadband connection
in Europe at two residential developments in Jersey.


JT start a new 8Mb Broadband trial.

What else happened this year?

JT gains a new chairman.


JT launch new online billing system.

What else happened this year?

JT is the first operator to launch the new Apple iPhone.


The Board of Jersey Telecom Group Ltd supports the proposition by the Treasury and Resources Minister that the Company be sold. It was decided later not to sell it.


Freedom service improved for customers reducing the SIM pack price to £39.99 and offering 25% extra free on £20 top up cards.

What else happened this year?

The JT shop moves to 18 Queen Street on the high street
and announce a two year sponsorship of Jersey Live.

The JCRA require all operators to put in place Mobile Number Portability.

The Jersey Telecom Group announces plans for a new £7m submarine fibre optic cable that will connect the Channel Islands' telecommunications infrastructure to global networks.

Jersey Telecom quadruple the speed of its standard broadband service to a new standard download speed of 2Mb.


Jersey Telecom opens a world-class data centre.


16% of Jersey Households have Broadband and JT launch its first wireless hotspots.


On 1st January 2003 the Telecommunications (Jersey) Law 2002 comes into force in its entirety.

What else happened this year?

On 1st January 2003, the operational activities of the
Telecommunications Board were incorporated and Jersey
Telecom Limited commenced business under an entirely different regulatory regime.

The Jersey Competition Regulatory Authority is now responsible, through its licensing activities, for ensuring that both current and prospective demands for telecommunications services are provided.


Jersey Telecom announces the launch of Wave Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary operating as a new telecoms provider in Guernsey.


A 2nd fibre optic cable is put in place running from Jersey to the UK - still the longest unrepeated optical cable in the world. Together both carry more than 32,000 simultaneous calls.


The first fibre optic cable between Guernsey and England is introduced.


Jersey Telecom's first analogue mobile network service is introduced in collaboration with Cellnet UK. Over 3,000 customers are using the service.


The 60,000th telephone is connected.


Introduction of System X Digital Exchanges island wide.


Jersey's first Radio Paging network is established with 600 pages issued in the first year of operation.


Two additional exchanges are introduced due to a shortage of lines. International Subscriber Dialling (ISD) is introduced enabling local customers to dial direct to over 26 countries.


Automatic exchanges are commissioned at the East and West of the island. These are the Crossbar type and enable tone dialling leading to the introduction of telephones with keypads.


Subscriber Trunk Dialling (STD) is introduced which means most UK calls can now be dialled directly instead of going through the operator.


Jersey's first automatic Strowger exchange comes into operation with a capacity for 9,000 lines. An extensive external development programme follows.


A new Trunk Exchanges is opened at Minden Place which provides 18 circuits to and from London, 22 circuits to and from Bristol, 8 to Guernsey and 2 to Rennes in France.


A process of modernisation takes place to replace the Magneto exchanges in the country areas with Central Battery Exchanges.


The number of customers increases to nearly 10,000 which results in an average of 130,000 local calls per week.


During the occupation of the Channel Islands the German army take over many of the lines and cables but the civilian exchanges are allowed to continue to operate.

One local technician is permanently assigned to the German army but the rest of the staff are allowed to pursue their normal work maintaining the local telephone system. A reasonable standard of service is maintained for much of this time, however, towards the end, the electricity power supply is restricted meaning that the Battery exchanges have to close. During the occupation the number of connected customers falls by 2,000 due to residents leaving the islands and the occupation forces requisitioning lines.


The first link with the UK telephone network is established using part of a pre First World War German transatlantic cable which had been diverted in 1914 when it provided telegraph link.


The first Central Battery exchange is built in Minden Place.


The exchange is bought by the States of Jersey and named States Telephone Committee. Fourteen mechanical Magneto exchanges and many miles of overhead lines service 1500 customers.


The Jersey exchange network is taken over by the British Post Office.


There is one telephone for every 49 people in the island.


The first telephone exchange is opened in Jersey by the National Telephone Company.