Category Archive: ICT/Tech

Sep 15 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 14 September 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 8 September to Sunday 14 September 2014. Monday, 8 September 2014 Cable: URCA In ‘Uncharted Waters’ Over Price Caps Bahamas – Cable Bahamas has warned regulators they will be “in uncharted waters” by proceeding with implementing price caps on its pay-TV …

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Sep 12 2014

Are governments equipped to address network neutrality?

A discussion of findings of a recent survey conducted in anticipation of a decision by the United States’ Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality. Next week Monday, 15 September, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States will be making a decision on network (net) neutrality, which is expected to have a far reaching …

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Sep 10 2014

Are government-issued laptops being compromised at the factory or after being assigned?

A discussion on a recent report on finding spyware on a government-issued laptop assigned to a student, against concerns that the devices might already be compromised before they end up in the students’ hands. In Trinidad and Tobago last week, the Chairman of the board of directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League …

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Sep 08 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 7 September 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 1 September to Sunday 7 September 2014. Monday, 1 September 2014 BTC’s $56m Capital Spend ‘Largest Ever’ Bahamas – The Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) $56 million capital investment spend for this year is its largest ever, as it moves to address …

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Sep 05 2014

4 considerations when storing data in the cloud

The hacking of celebrity accounts in late August has reminded us how vulnerable private information stored online is. This article provides some guidelines on practices that should result in safer cloud use. Within the past week or so, various private accounts for a number of well-known celebrities were hacked and about 200 photos were posted …

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