Category Archive: Mobile

Jun 22 2016

2016 update on health risks associated with mobile/cellular phones

A summary of the latest findings on the possible health risks associated with prolonged mobile/cellular phone use. Last month, the results of a multi-year, peer-reviewed study conducted on rats found a link between mobile/cellular phones and cancer. The study, which was conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the United States found … ‘low …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/06/2016-update-health-risks-mobilecellular-phones/

Apr 22 2016

Top 5 free iPhone apps in the Caribbean

An update of the most downloaded free apps for the Apple iPhone in the Caribbean as at April 2016. What a difference a year makes!  Last year June, we updated our findings of most downloaded free software applications (apps) for the Apple iPhone in the Caribbean. In this article, we update those findings. Again, these …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/04/top-5-free-iphone-apps-caribbean-4/

Mar 25 2016

Text me! Why is SMS still popular in the Caribbean in 2016?

Although most Caribbean mobile phone owners overlook it, SMS or text messaging is widely used in the region. Four reasons why are discussed. Thanks to the increasing availability and affordability of smartphones and mobile broadband in the Caribbean, with respect to non-voice communication, users appear to prefer instant messaging (IM) services, such as Skype, WhatsApp, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/03/text-me-sms-popular-caribbean-2016/

Oct 02 2015

Early thoughts: Digicel’s decision to block ads on mobile/cellular phones on its network

Some early thought on Digicel’s plan to block all ads from the mobile web and in mobile ads on phones connected to its network. In a press release issued this past Wednesday, Caribbean mobile/cellular carrier, Digicel, announced that it will be rolling out … ad control technology at the network level on its networks across …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/10/early-thoughts-digicels-decision-block-ads-mobilecellular-phones-network/

Sep 23 2015

4G LTE coming soon to Flow/LIME, but what does it all mean?

A refresher on the LTE technology, and the likely user experience in Caribbean countries where it already exists, and where may soon be launched. Last week, Cable & Wireless Communications plc (CWC), the parent company for the Flow and LIME brands in the Caribbean, announced that with support from global telecoms infrastructure and services provider, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/09/4g-lte-coming-flowlime-mean/

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