Category Archive: Caribbean

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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Nov 12 2014

What will the ICT world look like by 2020?

The Connect 2020 Agenda outlines a broad range of goals and targets that countries worldwide have committed to achieve by 2020. Will the Caribbean succeed in meeting those goals? At an International Telecommunications Union conference last week, meeting participants unanimously adopted the ‘Connect 2020 Agenda for Global Telecommunication/ICT Development’. The Agenda outlines the shared vision, …

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Nov 10 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 9 November 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 3 November to 9 November 2014. Monday, 3 November 2014 BTC Store for Spanish Wells, Eleuthera Bahamas – Regardless the size of the island or its community, BTC is giving the same retail opportunities, products and services in new and glamourous, …

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