Bahamas WiMax Acceptable Use Policy

This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) provides an overview of the terms and actions that are prohibited while utilizing the services of Last Mile Communications Ltd. (Bahamas WiMax) or its infrastructure. This is inclusive of, and not limited to, use of the Bahamas Wi-Max IP Backbone, Commercial and Residential services, and Bahamas Wi-Max wholly owned subsidiaries. While utilizing the Bahamas Wi-Max network(s) and or subsidiaries, the conditions that this policy sets remain in effect at all times. This agreement is in effect for all users of the Bahamas Wi-Max networks inclusive of users without a direct agreement with Bahamas Wi-Max. Any user who is not in agreement with these policies should discontinue use of the services provided by Bahamas Wi-Max and its subsidiaries.

Agreement to Acceptable Use Policy

You agree to abide by Bahamas Wi-Max’s Acceptable Use Policy, including but not limited to, agreeing not to use this site or service for any unlawful purpose.


The Bahamas Wi-Max network is a resource made available to Bahamas Wi-Max customers for commercial and entertainment purposes. As a customer of Bahamas Wi-Max, you are solely responsible for any misuse of the services provided to you via the Bahamas Wi-Max infrastructure. This is inclusive of and not limited to:

    • Software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party.
    • Denial of Service Attacks sourced from addresses provided by Bahamas Wi-Max. · Attempts to circumvent, 'Hack', attack or disrupt the services provided to Bahamas Wi-Max customers or any other service providers.
    • Port scanning, SNMP scanning, network probes.
    • Trojan attacks or vulnerability scans. · Use or distribution of password cracking programs.
    • Use or distribution of packet sniffers.
    • Execution of an attack using a known vulnerability.
    • Theft, or attempted theft, of personal information or violation of personal privacy.
    • Any act that explicitly tries to gather information on a particular, host, network, or end-user without previous authorization.

In order to mitigate against any potential threats, you must take the appropriate measures to safeguard your use of Bahamas Wi-Max provided Internet services and your systems, from misuse or attack from hackers on the Internet. Bahamas Wi-Max will investigate any issue related to security violations that are reported to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Bahamas Wi-Max will cooperate with any ISP identifying any violations sourced from Bahamas Wi-Max provided IP address space. Bahamas Wi-Max reserves the right to investigate all security incidents. This may involve network monitoring of individual host, or network traffic flows to identify the source of any violations. Any subscribers involved in any activity that violates or attempts to violate the security of another subscriber or Internet host risks termination of their services and possible legal actions.

Illegal Activity

It is strictly prohibited to utilize the services of Bahamas Wi-Max in any way that is in contradiction of local Bahamian or International Laws. This is inclusive of and not limited to:

    • Violation of residential or commercial service agreements.
    • Publishing of unlawful content as determined by local Bahamian or International Law. · Reproduction, plagiarism, or theft of intellectual property. It is the responsibility of the end-user to identify any material that may be copyrighted or owned by another party. The end-user assumes all risks in this regard.
    • · Hoaxes, Pyramid schemes, chain letters, or electronic threats of any form.
    • Impersonating any person or entity, including any employee or representative of Bahamas Wi-Maxor intentional forgery or theft of identity.
    • Bahamas Wi-Max will cooperate fully with Law Enforcement Agencies to identify any violations. Victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability

Inappropriate Content

Bahamas Wi-Max generally does not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, software libraries, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this service. However, Bahamas Wi-Max and its agents have the right at their sole discretion to remove any content that, Bahamas Wi-Max’s judgment, does not comply with the Acceptable use Policy or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. Bahamas Wi-Max is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content. Bahamas Wi-Max assumes no risk or liability as to the appropriateness of any particular content as it relates to any legal, personal or cultural contexts. In cases where content is sourced from the Bahamas Wi-Max Network and is indirect violation of Local or International laws Bahamas Wi-Max reserves the right to terminate services without remediation to the subscriber.

Electronic Mail Bahamas

Wi-Max has a Zero-Tolerance policy for, and not limited to, Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail (UCE), SPAM mail, e-mail harassment or e-mail threats. Additional examples of prohibited practices are:

    • Harvesting or collecting information about the users or members of this service or use such information for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic e-mail or communications. 
    • Bulk mailing from non-commercial accounts. · Utilizing a Bahamas Wi-Max owned domain e-mail address, or operating from Bahamas Wi-Max assigned address space, as the source of UCE, or any other mailing practice that could be characterized as SPAM mail.
    • Utilizing a Bahamas Wi-Max owned domain e-mail address, or operating from Bahamas Wi-Max assigned address space, as the respond-to address of UCE, or any other mailing practice that could be characterized as SPAM mail.
    • Sending unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates Bahamas Wi-Max’s rules or policies;
    • Propagation of known e-mail viruses via electronic mail originating from or destined to any Bahamas Wi-Max user, host or address.
    • Operating open SMTP relays or forwarding e-mail to bulk recipients on behalf of other domains.
    • Using in the e-mail body or headers, a domain name, e-mail address, IP address, or host, belonging to Bahamas Wi-Max in any unsolicited e-mail regardless of source origination.
    • Provided bulk mailings from a Bahamas Wi-Max commercial service with no valid return address. All commercial bulk mailings sourced from Bahamas Wi-Max address space must have a valid respond-to e-mail address of the originating domain and host. Any electronic mail sourced from a Bahamas Wi-Max Address Space that is in violation of another service provider or ISP's AUP.


Before posting to a particular newsgroup it is the user's responsibility to determine the policies of that newsgroup and ensure strict compliance. Prohibited actions include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Excessive cross-posting, or posting the same articles to several newsgroups.
    • Attempting to abuse the Internet and hinder normal newsgroup discussion by way of newsgroup SPAM, which includes: . Posting a large number of messages with no substantive content.
    • Posting multiple messages with no text.
    • Posting multiple follow-ups to messages that contain no text.
    • Posting advertisements and other commercial messages in newsgroups whose charters clearly prohibit such messages.
    • The posting of binary files to non-binary news groups.


BahamasWi-Max services may be used to participate in on-line "chat" discussions provided that they are in compliance with the AUP of the chat server. This service should not be used maliciously. Therefore the following activities are prohibited:

    • Sending messages, or files, which may disrupt another Internet user's equipment including software, hardware and user display.
    • Sending messages to a user who has indicated that they do not wish to receive such messages.
    • A customer may not use Bahamas Wi-Max services to connect to a chat server from which they have been previously banned. Manipulating a chat server in order to harass or disconnect other Internet users, or to gain unauthorized privileges.

Violation of AUP

If Bahamas Wi-Max is advised, or in the course of network capacity monitoring, identifies any practice that in any way violates any part of this AUP it will reserve the right to take any action it feels appropriate to stop the activity in contradiction of the policies set forth, including and not limited to:

    • Blocking of a single, or multiple, TCP port(s) traffic originating from an address belonging to Bahamas Wi-Max. ·
    • Blocking of IP port traffic destined for the Bahamas Wi-Max network in violation of this AUP.

If the offending practice is continued, Bahamas Wi-Max reserves the right to:

    • Block all IP traffic destined to or from a host in violation of this AUP.
    • Suspend services of a customer in violation of this AUP without remediation.

At its sole discretion Bahamas Wi-Max reserves the right to terminate the account of repeat Bahamas Wi-Max AUP offenders without remediation.

This AUP is subject to change and will be updated on the Bahamas Wi-Max website.