Tag Archive: Information Society

Jul 23 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update on mobile data affordability in the Caribbean?

Following our recent discussion on our updated mobile/cellular data spend, we examine the affordability of that service across the Caribbean. In our recent Snapshot: 2014 update on mobile data spend in the Caribbean , we reviewed mobile/cellular data plans from across 17 Caribbean countries to determine and compare the amounts being spent. Using the information …

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Jul 18 2014

The right to privacy in the digital age

A review of the recently published report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age Two days ago, 16 July, the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navi Pillay, published a report on a study conducted by her office which “revealed a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/07/privacy-digital-age/

Jul 16 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update of e-Government in the Caribbean

We review the 2014 results of the UN’s assessment of the development of e-Government across the Caribbean. Recently, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) published the results of its e-Government Survey 2014. All 193 United Nations member countries were included in the exercise, which was last conducted in 2012, and which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/07/snapshot-2014-update-e-government-caribbean/

Jul 09 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update on mobile data spend in the Caribbean

Price comparisons in USD for 1 GB mobile/cellular data plan in 2013 and 2014 (Source: mobile/cellular carriers)

A 2014 update on how much is being spent on mobile/cellular data plans – prices and data caps – in the Caribbean. With relatively healthy competition and attractive prices in the mobile/cellular voice segment of the Caribbean markets, increasingly, the focus for both the telecoms companies and policymakers has been shifting to mobile/cellular broadband data. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/07/snapshot-2014-update-mobile-data-spend-caribbean/

Jul 04 2014

A case of mixed signals? Blocking VoIP in the Caribbean

A discussion about some Caribbean ISPs recent move to block Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) across the region. Since Sunday, 29 June, consumers across the Caribbean have been in an uproar over telecoms, especially mobile/cellular providers, blocking applications and services on their networks that use Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Generally, the term VoIP speaks …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/07/case-mixed-signals-blocking-voip-caribbean/

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