Tag Archive: Information Society

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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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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Dec 17 2014

Creating the Next ‘Tribe’ of Caribbean ICT Entrepreneurs

Shiva Bissessar

The ITU and CANTO recently held a Regional Youth ICT Innovations training workshop in Antigua and Barbuda over the period 8—10 December 2014. The following is a synopsis from the perspective of one of the presenters, Shiva Bissessar. Day 2 of the Regional Youth ICT Innovations Training Workshop saw a large turnout, despite the fact …

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Dec 08 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 7 December 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 1 December to 7 December 2014. Monday, 1 December 2014 Cable Bahamas enhances TV signal quality with $400,000 42-foot mega satellite antenna Bahamas –  Cable Bahamas has invested more than $400,000 in a new satellite antenna that enables the company to …

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Dec 05 2014

e-Government efforts across the Caribbean

For a class at the University of the West Indies, a discussion of e-government and recent e-government initiatives from across the Caribbean. In mid-October, and for a talk on e-government with graduate students at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, the following presentation was delivered on e-government across the Caribbean. The presentation focussed on three …

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