Tag Archive: digital divide

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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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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