Category Archive: ICT/Tech

Jul 29 2016

Could Caribbean telcos learn something from the Verizon–Yahoo! deal?

The Verizon-Yahoo deal in the US might be a surprise to most, but could be pointing a new strategy that Caribbean telcos could adopt? Those who keep an eye on tech news in the United States (US) would be aware that global tech firm, Yahoo Inc., had been under performing for a number of years, …

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Jul 25 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 24 July 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 18 July to Sunday 24 July 2016. Monday, 18 July 2016 BVI pushes for next-level internet development British Virgin Islands – The British Virgin Islands is stepping up efforts to get the most from its internet infrastructure… more Landmark …

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Jul 22 2016

Is the smartphone already becoming obsolete?

Smartphones have experienced explosive growth over the past 10 years. However can it be sustained? Is the device on its way out? The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus; the Samsung Galaxy S7; the Sony Xperia Z5; the LG G5. These are some of the most coveted smartphones on the market today. However, by this …

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Jul 20 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update on the state of telecoms in the Caribbean

Figure 5:  Averaged fixed-line, mobile/cellular and fixed broadband Internet subscription penetration rates across the Caribbean from 2008—2015

An update of fixed-line, mobile/cellular and fixed-broadband Internet take up, plus a new entry, mobile/cellular broadband Internet take-up, across select Caribbean countries, as at the end of 2015. We have been anxiously awaiting the release of the latest telecoms statistics from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), which we use every year to examine the state …

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Jul 18 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 17 July 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 11 July to Sunday 17 July 2016. Monday, 11 July 2016 DIGICEL SELECTS AGAMA FOR VIDEO SERVICE ASSURANCE Regional – Agama Technologies has announced that Jamaica-based Digicel Group has selected Agama to provide its end-to-end DTV monitoring solution… more …

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