Tag Archive: applications

Feb 05 2016

Instant messaging: why is it so popular?

A brief discussion on instant messaging and three reasons why it has become so popular. Who would have thought that in the middle of the second decade of the 21st century text messaging would still be popular? While traditionally the term ‘text messaging’ referred to the Short Messaging Service (SMS) offered by mobile/cellular communications providers, …

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Dec 28 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 27 December 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 21 December to Sunday 27 December 2015. Monday, 21 December 2015 Cable Bahamas’ business-class services demonstrated in local Grand Bahama seminar Bahamas – As a leading provider of advanced telecommunications services and infrastructure in The Bahamas, Cable Bahamas held …

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Dec 21 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 20 December 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 14 December to Sunday 20 December 2015. Monday, 14 December 2015 Why Cuba’s economy could stay trapped in the Stone Age Cuba – Google (GOOGL) wants to help the Cuban government roll out broadband Internet across the country. The …

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Dec 14 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 13 December 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 7 December to Sunday 13 December 2015. Monday, 7 December 2015 Parliament to debate cell phone VAT Barbados – Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler today announced that legislation aimed at increasing the Value Added Tax (VAT) on mobile services …

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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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