Category Archive: Caribbean

Dec 05 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 4 December 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 28 November to Sunday 4 December 2016. Monday, 28 November 2016 BTC Attracts 3,000 To Black Friday Sale Bahamas – The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) says it recorded “phenomenal” sales on its ‘Black Friday’ promotion, with more than 3,000 …

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Nov 30 2016

To ham or not to ham: the continued relevance of amateur radio

A brief look at amateur radio and its importance in the Caribbean. With all of the strides that have been made in telecoms and personal communications, the term ‘amateur radio’ (or ‘ham radio’) is rarely heard these days. Most of us, who at one time had been familiar with those terms, might have assumed that …

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Nov 28 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 27 November 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 21 November to Sunday 27 November 2016. Monday, 21 November 2016 Microsoft M4—a Public Sector digital hero Antigua  and Barbuda – A quote by the World Economic Forum’s Professor Klaus Schwab from his book—The Fourth Industrial Revolution, turned up …

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Nov 25 2016

Blurred lines: real news versus fake news

Fake news is all the rage these days, and to varying degrees, we are all getting duped. Over the past week or so, there has been considerable discussion about the proliferation of fake news on the Internet, especially on social media, and the extent to which it may have affected the results of the recent …

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Nov 23 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

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A 2016 update of how well Caribbean countries performed on the latest ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunications Union. Yesterday, 22 November 2016, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2016 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks pricing and affordability of ICT services.  The report also …

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