Tag Archive: Information Society

Jul 25 2014

3 reasons why there are so few girls and women in tech

The tech industry in Silicon Valley may not be the only place where males significantly outnumber females. It also appears to be a phenomenon in the Caribbean. Here are three reasons why there are so few girls and women in tech. Earlier this week, reports published indicated that Twitter and to a lesser extent, Pinterest …

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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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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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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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