Tag Archive: Information Society

Feb 11 2015

A quick look: Jamaica’s new cybersecurity strategy

A brief examination of Jamaica’s new National Cyber Security Strategy. Over the past 3 years or so, the Government of Jamaica has been embarrassed by a number of cybersecurity breaches that have occurred across its ministries, departments and agencies, which ranged from simple website defacement, to the theft of data from key institutions. Though there …

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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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Feb 06 2015

Youth: the fickle but powerful demographic in tech

Though often overlooked, we discuss the youth consumer, who is perhaps the most powerful demographic for mass consumer tech products development. To truly be on the cutting edge ICT/tech requires money. For example, when Google Glass was all the rage in 2013, to be one of the lucky few to own it would set you …

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Feb 04 2015

Can the Internet in the Caribbean regulated?

A discussion of the recently launched consultation in the British Virgin Islands to ultimately introduce quality of service obligations for fixed broadband Internet. In our latest ICT/tech news roundup published earlier this week, there was an article from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) titled, “Broadband complaints prompt TRC action”. The article reported that the BVI …

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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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