Category Archive: Internet

Jun 24 2016

Why are country code top-level domains not very popular in the Caribbean?

Four reasons why country code top-level domains not very popular in the Caribbean website owners. In last week’s news, it was reported that the Dominican Republic intended to celebrate 25 years of having‘.do’ as its country code top-level domain.(ccTLD) Interestingly, virtually all Caribbean countries have ccLTDs, the majority of which were created in 1991 – …

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Jun 08 2016

Should the Internet be a basic right now, or in the future?

In light of recent statements on the Internet by a prominent Caribbean leader, we discuss reasons why the Internet should be made a basic right sooner rather than later. In an address to the Jamaica Employers Federation two weeks ago, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, was reported as saying that globally, it could be …

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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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May 18 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of Internet speeds and pricing across the Caribbean

An update of fixed Internet broadband speeds and pricing across the Caribbean in 2016. Every year since 2011, ICT Pulse has been tracking fixed Internet broadband speeds and pricing across the Caribbean. This year is no different. Again, we are updating our findings, and highlighting some of the changes that have occurred since the last …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/05/snapshot-2016-update-internet-speeds-pricing-caribbean/

Dec 09 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

An update of how well Caribbean countries performed on the latest ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunications Union. Last week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2015 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks the cost and affordability of ICT services.  The report also …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/12/snapshot-2015-update-status-ict-development-caribbean/

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