Tag Archive: digital divide

Jun 26 2015

Pros and cons of allowing mobile/cell phones in schools

A brief discussion of some of the pros and cons of allowing mobile/cellular phones in schools. In our news roundup published earlier this week, there were reports that the Government of Barbados intended to revisit its posture on mobile/cellular phones in schools. From the articles on the issue, it appears that students are not allowed …

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Jun 15 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 14 June 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 8 June to Sunday 14 June 2015. Monday, 8 June 2015 Digicel closes BTC deal Bermuda – Digicel has completed its acquisition of Bermuda Telephone Company (BTC). But the telecommunications company is keeping the details of the deal, including …

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Apr 22 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of ICT network readiness in the Caribbean

Table 3:  Select network readiness strength and weaknesses of Caribbean/CARICOM countries included in the 2015 GITR (Source: WEF)

A 2015 update of our Snapshot series on network readiness, and the extent to which countries in the Caribbean are leveraging ICT to improve their competitiveness. It is that time again when the World Economic Forum (WEF), in conjunction with INSEAD and Cornell University, two of the world’s top business schools, examine the state of …

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Feb 09 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 8 February 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 2 February to 8 February 2015. Monday, 2 February 2015 GT&T unveils cheaper, ten times faster internet speed this year Guyana – As local telecoms companies ready for an open market, with new liberalization laws expected, there is good news for …

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Jan 30 2015

Can Wi-Fi eclipse mobile/cellular data plans in the Caribbean?

A discussion on the increasing importance of Wi-Fi, and whether it can eclipse mobile/cellular data plans in the Caribbean. Recent reports from the United States over the past few months have suggested a growing trend toward the public deployment of Wi-Fi systems, especially in cities, and the increased use of that medium by mobile/cellular users. …

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