Category Archive: Caribbean

Nov 26 2014

Snapshot: 2013 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

An update of how well Caribbean countries performed on the latest 2013 ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunications Union. On Monday, 25 November, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2014 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks the cost and affordability of ICT services …

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Nov 24 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 23 November 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 17 November to 23 November 2014. Monday, 17 November 2014 Second Cellular Network Important for Bahamas Communications Resilience Bahamas – The Government of The Bahamas embarked on the initial stages of liberalizing the mobile phone market in the country, November 12, …

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Nov 21 2014

What does it mean to be an “ICT professional”?

A brief look at the ICT profession and why the Caribbean might need a competency framework for ICT professionals and specialists. With the emergence of the field “information and communications technology” (ICT) over the last 10 years or so, a cadre of persons dubbed “ICT professionals” has also developed. However, what does it mean to …

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Nov 19 2014

Do cyber cafés still have a place in the Caribbean?

In this day and age when everyone aspires to have their own personal computing device, Internet/cyber cafés might still be necessary in the Caribbean. Over the past few years there has been an increasing focus on ensuring individual (and household) take-up of Internet services, both fixed-line and mobile/cellular based. As a result, it may seem …

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Nov 17 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 16 November 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 10 November to 16 November 2014. Monday, 10 November 2014 Bimini celebrates New BTC Store and IP TV Testing Bahamas – BTC’s CEO Leon Williams delivered a double dose of good news for Biminites on November 6th when he officially opened …

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