Category Archive: wireless

Dec 18 2015

The Caribbean dilemma of fancy wireless gadgets that do not work

A brief explanation of the challenges many Caribbean countries experience when wireless devices are imported and cause harmful interference. The proliferation of nifty home and security gadgets has begun to infringe on bandwidth, and in some cases, their signals conflict with more powerful transmission networks, rendering the consumer devices redundant. The result is that many …

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Jul 18 2014

The right to privacy in the digital age

A review of the recently published report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age Two days ago, 16 July, the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navi Pillay, published a report on a study conducted by her office which “revealed a …

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Jan 15 2014

Digital media in times of disaster

An overview of the importance and impact of digital and social media in facilitating response efforts during times of crisis and disaster. Sunday, 12 January, marked the fourth anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti. The quake, which was of magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale, had its epicentre just outside of the capital Port-au-Prince, …

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Dec 06 2013

How is mobile technology redefining our lives?

A summary of some of the observations and projections from a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) study on the impact of mobile/cellular services worldwide. Within the Caribbean much has been made about increasing access to and the availability of mobile/cellular services. Telecoms companies are still jostling for market share, where competition exists, and also have been attempting to …

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Nov 15 2013

Is it a good idea to offer free Wi-Fi to customers?

Many organisations are wary of offering free Wi-Fi on their premises. In this post aim to help businesses assess whether it a good idea to offer free Wi-Fi to customers. For those of us who are still subject to relatively expensive mobile data service, free Wi-Fi can be a welcomed option especially when we are …

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