Tag Archive: digital divide

Oct 22 2014

Online, offline, but still falling behind: challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean

Based on a recently published McKinsey report, a discussion on challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean. At recent count, although the global population was around 7.1 billion at the end of 2013, only 40%, or 2.8 billion are online (Source: Internet World Stats). Though that figure might seem impressive, thought leaders, such as McKinsey …

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Oct 20 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 19 October 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 13 October to 19 October 2014. Monday, 13 October 2014 BTC’s winning personalities honoured Bahamas – BTC recently honoured some very special BTC employees who had received the votes of their associates nationwide in nominations for most consistent hard work with …

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Oct 06 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 5 October 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 29 September to 5 October 2014. Monday, 29 September 2014 BTC brings the latest technology to southern Bahamas Bahamas – Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is continuing its commitment to expand its access to high quality service and products to all of the …

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Sep 26 2014

Snapshot: actual Internet upload speeds from across the Caribbean, September 2014

Following from our previous post, we tracked actual Internet upload speeds in 27 Caribbean countries and compared those results with readings recorded in May 2014. In our previous article, we presented data on actual download speeds across the Caribbean as of 23 September, which updated our initial findings when the exercise was first launched in …

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Sep 24 2014

Snapshot: actual Internet download speeds from across the Caribbean, September 2014

An update of actual Internet download speeds in 27 Caribbean countries and a comparison with results recorded in May 2014. Just over four months ago, May 2014, we launched a new Snapshot that presented actual (real life) upload and download speeds from across the Caribbean. In that exercise, data for 28 countries was highlighted, which …

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