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Jul 02 2014

Snapshot: 2014 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 2013. This year, 2014, marks our fourth review of telecoms services take up across the Caribbean, in terms of subscriptions density. Table 1 lists the countries that were included in the exercise, which we have increased from 17 to …

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Jun 25 2014

Will Jamaica ever achieve number portability?

The launch of number portability in Jamaica has been “imminent” for a number of years. With the recently announced change of date, yet again, will Jamaica ever achieve number portability? In his sectoral debate presentation on 11 June, Hon. Julian Robison, Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, advised the …

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Feb 26 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update on number portability in the Caribbean

An update of our 2012 review of the status of number portability in the Caribbean. Number portability (NP), the feature implemented by telecoms companies that allows subscribers to retain their numbers independent of the service providers they use, is considered one of the hallmarks of a maturing telecoms sector. In previous years, NP received considerable …

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Oct 23 2013

Snapshot: ITU findings on fixed broadband prices and affordability in the Caribbean 2012

Continuing with our review of the 2013 edition of “Measuring the Information Society” published by the International Telecommunications Union, this post examines fixed broadband prices and affordability in the Caribbean. In its latest release of Measuring the Information Society, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) examined Internet broadband prices worldwide. In addition to allowing comparisons across …

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Oct 09 2013

Snapshot: How is the world performing as an Information Society?

An introduction to a new series on the International Telecommunications Union’s latest assessment of the extent to which countries worldwide are successfully becoming Information Societies. Earlier this week the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) released the latest annual Measuring the Information Society (MIS report), in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks the cost …

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