Tag Archive: digital divide

Sep 10 2014

Are government-issued laptops being compromised at the factory or after being assigned?

A discussion on a recent report on finding spyware on a government-issued laptop assigned to a student, against concerns that the devices might already be compromised before they end up in the students’ hands. In Trinidad and Tobago last week, the Chairman of the board of directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League …

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Aug 04 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 3 August 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 28 July to Sunday 3 August 2014. Monday, 28 July 2014 In response to Leon Williams, BTC Bahamas – Does the new BTC CEO, Mr. Leon Williams take the Bahamian public for fools? It certainly appears that way… more LIME warns customers …

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Jul 16 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update of e-Government in the Caribbean

We review the 2014 results of the UN’s assessment of the development of e-Government across the Caribbean. Recently, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) published the results of its e-Government Survey 2014. All 193 United Nations member countries were included in the exercise, which was last conducted in 2012, and which …

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Jul 09 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update on mobile data spend in the Caribbean

Price comparisons in USD for 1 GB mobile/cellular data plan in 2013 and 2014 (Source: mobile/cellular carriers)

A 2014 update on how much is being spent on mobile/cellular data plans – prices and data caps – in the Caribbean. With relatively healthy competition and attractive prices in the mobile/cellular voice segment of the Caribbean markets, increasingly, the focus for both the telecoms companies and policymakers has been shifting to mobile/cellular broadband data. …

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Jul 02 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update on the state of telecoms in the Caribbean

An update of fixed-line, mobile/cellular and fixed-broadband Internet take up across select Caribbean countries, as of 2013. This year, 2014, marks our fourth review of telecoms services take up across the Caribbean, in terms of subscriptions density. Table 1 lists the countries that were included in the exercise, which we have increased from 17 to …

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