Category Archive: ICT/Tech

Oct 22 2014

Online, offline, but still falling behind: challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean

Based on a recently published McKinsey report, a discussion on challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean. At recent count, although the global population was around 7.1 billion at the end of 2013, only 40%, or 2.8 billion are online (Source: Internet World Stats). Though that figure might seem impressive, thought leaders, such as McKinsey …

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Oct 20 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 19 October 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 13 October to 19 October 2014. Monday, 13 October 2014 BTC’s winning personalities honoured Bahamas – BTC recently honoured some very special BTC employees who had received the votes of their associates nationwide in nominations for most consistent hard work with …

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Oct 17 2014

5 tech offering to help you cope with the chikungunya virus

Four apps and one device that could be useful during the throes of, but more so after, a serious illness such as chikungunya that is currently plaguing the Caribbean. For those of us who live in the Caribbean, typically we know at least one person who has contracted the chikungunya virus. We might even have …

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Oct 15 2014

Has the horse already left the stable in countries that want “even more” telecoms competition?

Four considerations in light of Trinidad and Tobago’s plans to licence a third mobile/cellular operator and service provider. Although most Caribbean countries enjoy a fully liberalised telecoms environment, where there are at least two players in most of the major market segments, there are still a few countries, such as Belize, the Bahamas, Antigua and …

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Oct 13 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 12 October 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 6 October to 12 October 2014. Monday, 6 October 2014 BTC to launch IPTV in Long Island by Oct 2015 Bahamas – Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) expects to launch IPTV services in Long Island by October 2015… more Tell no tales: …

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