Tag Archive: Information Society

Oct 24 2014

“Generation Open” and Open Access

A discussion on Open Access, and its importance, in recognition of International Open Access Week. Whenever we need to research a subject, we no longer reach for a set of encyclopaedias, or head to our local library to pore through the periodicals and reference books stocked there. Instead, via the Internet, we access a wealth …

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Oct 22 2014

Online, offline, but still falling behind: challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean

Based on a recently published McKinsey report, a discussion on challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean. At recent count, although the global population was around 7.1 billion at the end of 2013, only 40%, or 2.8 billion are online (Source: Internet World Stats). Though that figure might seem impressive, thought leaders, such as McKinsey …

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Oct 20 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 19 October 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 13 October to 19 October 2014. Monday, 13 October 2014 BTC’s winning personalities honoured Bahamas – BTC recently honoured some very special BTC employees who had received the votes of their associates nationwide in nominations for most consistent hard work with …

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Oct 08 2014

4 takeaways from Digicel’s anticipated entry into the cable TV market

Digicel is well known as a mobile/cellular provider, with a presence in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. However, recently, it has been acquiring a number of cable/subscriber TV operations across the Caribbean. Here are four takeaways from those activities. Over the past several months, Digicel has made a spate of …

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Oct 06 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 5 October 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 29 September to 5 October 2014. Monday, 29 September 2014 BTC brings the latest technology to southern Bahamas Bahamas – Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is continuing its commitment to expand its access to high quality service and products to all of the …

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