Tag Archive: digital divide

Jul 22 2015

Freeness: why the Caribbean ought to be vigilant about zero rating net neutrality

A discussion zero rating net neutrality and why the Caribbean ought to vigilant about it. For those who have been with us from the beginning, you may recall that one of our earliest articles here on ICT Pulse was on Internet (net) neutrality, and we have been keeping tabs of the debate over the years. …

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Jul 15 2015

Snapshot: 2015 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 2014. This year, 2015, marks our fifth review of telecoms services take up – in terms of subscriptions density in the fixed-line telephony, mobile/cellular and fixed broadband Internet markets – across the Caribbean. Table 1 lists the countries that …

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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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