Tag Archive: digital divide

Jan 19 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 18 January 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 12 January to 18 January 2015. Monday, 12 January 2015 BUSINESS MONDAY: LIME reports hefty profit Barbados – CABLE and Wireless (Barbados) Limited also known as LIME has turned around from a loss of $43.0 million for the half year to …

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Dec 19 2014

The sleeping giant awakes: Cuba in the Caribbean ICT/tech space

Early thoughts on ICT/tech in Cuba, in light of the US’ plans to normalise relations with that country. The announcement this week that the United States of America (US) will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba was much welcomed in many quarters worldwide. Moreover, many would agree, this announcement was long in coming, as it …

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Nov 26 2014

Snapshot: 2013 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

An update of how well Caribbean countries performed on the latest 2013 ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunications Union. On Monday, 25 November, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2014 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks the cost and affordability of ICT services …

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Nov 19 2014

Do cyber cafés still have a place in the Caribbean?

In this day and age when everyone aspires to have their own personal computing device, Internet/cyber cafés might still be necessary in the Caribbean. Over the past few years there has been an increasing focus on ensuring individual (and household) take-up of Internet services, both fixed-line and mobile/cellular based. As a result, it may seem …

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Nov 12 2014

What will the ICT world look like by 2020?

The Connect 2020 Agenda outlines a broad range of goals and targets that countries worldwide have committed to achieve by 2020. Will the Caribbean succeed in meeting those goals? At an International Telecommunications Union conference last week, meeting participants unanimously adopted the ‘Connect 2020 Agenda for Global Telecommunication/ICT Development’. The Agenda outlines the shared vision, …

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