Tag Archive: ICT4D

Jun 08 2016

Should the Internet be a basic right now, or in the future?

In light of recent statements on the Internet by a prominent Caribbean leader, we discuss reasons why the Internet should be made a basic right sooner rather than later. In an address to the Jamaica Employers Federation two weeks ago, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, was reported as saying that globally, it could be …

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Dec 21 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 20 December 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 14 December to Sunday 20 December 2015. Monday, 14 December 2015 Why Cuba’s economy could stay trapped in the Stone Age Cuba – Google (GOOGL) wants to help the Cuban government roll out broadband Internet across the country. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/12/roundup-week-20-december-2015/

Dec 09 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

An update of how well Caribbean countries performed on the latest ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunications Union. Last week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2015 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks the cost and affordability of ICT services.  The report also …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/12/snapshot-2015-update-status-ict-development-caribbean/

Oct 30 2015

Quick look: the new sustainable development goals and ICTs

Sustainable Development Goals graphic (Impact 2030)

An overview of the recently and globally adopted sustainable development goals, all of which will need ICT as a key catalyst. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), virtually everyone has heard about them and know what they are. Established in 2000, the MDGs were a formal commitment given by (at the time) all 189 United Nations (UN) member …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2015/10/quick-look-sustainable-development-goals-ict/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/11/snapshot-2013-update-status-ict-development-caribbean/

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