Tag Archive: consumer protection

Mar 22 2017

To what degree is the Caribbean tech space mindful of consumers’ rights?

An discussion of the eight basic consumer rights and how they might be relevant to the Caribbean ICT/tech space. Exactly a week ago today, 15 March, World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) was observed. Established in 1983, WRCD seeks “to promote the basic rights of all consumers, demanding that those rights are respected and protected, and …

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Mar 21 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 20 March 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 14 March to Sunday 20 March 2016. Monday, 14 March 2016 $1.5M Phone Bill – Huge Charges Racked Up On Gov’t-Issued Cell Phone After Former Company Chairman’s Resignation Jamaica – Though Maurice Henry demitted office as chairman of the …

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Mar 14 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 13 March 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 7 March to Sunday 13 March 2016. Monday, 7 March 2016 Mobile gaming operators charge Police harassment Bahamas – Grand Bahama mobile gaming operators are accusing the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) of harassment… more Belize getting $20M, nationwide …

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Dec 03 2014

Can you hear me now? The voice of Caribbean telecoms consumers

A discussion on the growing concern that the Caribbean telecoms/ICT consumer is not top consideration in those markets, and what they can do to regain their voice. Though it might have always been the case, the recent announcement of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc’s intention to purchase Columbus International Inc. (which trade as LIME and …

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Mar 19 2014

As a consumer, do you know your mobile phone rights?

Saturday, 15 March, was World Consumer Rights Day and the focus for this year is on mobile/cellular consumer rights. International watchdog group, Consumers International, has established an agenda advocating fair mobile/cellular services, which we highlight. For most of us, Saturdays are the start of a well-deserved respite from the frenzy and stress of the workweek. …

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