Category Archive: Caribbean

Aug 29 2014

Part II – Using digital currencies to increase Caribbean participation in the Internet economy

A continuation of Shiva Bissessar’s (of Pinaka Technology Solution), firsthand account of the discussion on digital currencies in the Caribbean at the recently held 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in the Bahamas, along with his own views on the subject. In Part I, published on 26 August, we looked at a defined problem facing small Caribbean content …

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Aug 27 2014

Using digital currencies to increase Caribbean participation in the Internet economy

A firsthand account, by Shiva Bissessar of Pinaka Technology Solutions, of the discussion on digital currencies in the Caribbean at the recently held 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in the Bahamas. I recently participated in the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) hosted 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF) over the period 6– 8 August, 2014, which featured several distinguished speakers on various …

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Aug 25 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 24 August 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 18 August to Sunday 24 August 2014. Monday, 18 August 2014 Telecoms minister plans to introduce e-govt portal Antigua and Barbuda – The minister with responsibility for information and telecommunication, Melford Nicholas, said he intends to change how residents conduct business …

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Aug 20 2014

Regulation: balancing the tight rope between politics and independence

Using a recent article from the Cayman Islands as the starting point, the concept of the independence of the regulator is discussed. In the Cayman Islands last week, the article, “ICTA board seeks greater role in hiring”, caught our attention. ICTA, the Information and Communications Technology Authority, is the telecoms and broadcasting regulator in the …

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Aug 18 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 17 August 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 11 August to Sunday 17 August 2014. Monday, 11 August 2014 BTC, CANTO leaders look forward to a conference of ‘firsts’ Bahamas – In an address to media on Sunday, a panel consisting of members of the leadership of CANTO expressed …

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