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Jul 20 2016

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

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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May 25 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update on the affordability of Internet service in the Caribbean

A 2016 update of how affordable Internet broadband service is across the Caribbean. Since May 2011, and following on from our most recent Snapshot of Internet speed and pricing, we have been regularly assessing the affordability of Internet broadband service across the Caribbean. Here, we update our findings on affordability, and discuss some of the …

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Jul 15 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update on the state of telecoms in the Caribbean

An update of fixed-line, mobile/cellular and fixed-broadband Internet take up across select Caribbean countries, as of 2014. This year, 2015, marks our fifth review of telecoms services take up – in terms of subscriptions density in the fixed-line telephony, mobile/cellular and fixed broadband Internet markets – across the Caribbean. Table 1 lists the countries that …

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Dec 03 2014

Can you hear me now? The voice of Caribbean telecoms consumers

A discussion on the growing concern that the Caribbean telecoms/ICT consumer is not top consideration in those markets, and what they can do to regain their voice. Though it might have always been the case, the recent announcement of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc’s intention to purchase Columbus International Inc. (which trade as LIME and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/12/hear-now-voice-caribbean-telecoms-consumers/

Jul 04 2014

A case of mixed signals? Blocking VoIP in the Caribbean

A discussion about some Caribbean ISPs recent move to block Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) across the region. Since Sunday, 29 June, consumers across the Caribbean have been in an uproar over telecoms, especially mobile/cellular providers, blocking applications and services on their networks that use Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Generally, the term VoIP speaks …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/07/case-mixed-signals-blocking-voip-caribbean/

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