Tag Archive: Information Society

May 20 2015

Asking the right questions to improve global ICT ranking

A discussion on Jamaica’s plan to conduct an island wide telephony penetration survey. Over the past few years, and especially with regard to telecoms and ICT, Caribbean countries have become more aware of how they stack up against other countries. Survey results and global ranking instruments published by organisations, such as the World Bank, World …

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May 13 2015

A game changer: how ECTEL allows five countries to punch above their weight

This month, the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) celebrates its 15th anniversary. Here we highlight its impact on the countries it serves. For those of us who have an interest in the Caribbean telecoms/ICT landscape, you may have observed that although the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) might not be as visible as some of …

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Apr 22 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of ICT network readiness in the Caribbean

Table 3:  Select network readiness strength and weaknesses of Caribbean/CARICOM countries included in the 2015 GITR (Source: WEF)

A 2015 update of our Snapshot series on network readiness, and the extent to which countries in the Caribbean are leveraging ICT to improve their competitiveness. It is that time again when the World Economic Forum (WEF), in conjunction with INSEAD and Cornell University, two of the world’s top business schools, examine the state of …

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Apr 15 2015

5 keys to improve your business’ ROI from social media

Although many Caribbean businesses have established social networks, rarely do they directly improve the business’ bottom line. Here are five tips that could assist. In a Caribbean newspapers last week, an observation was made that although some Caribbean businesses have hundreds of thousands of followers on their social networks, very rarely is the impact of …

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Apr 08 2015

The Caribbean’s changing telecoms landscape

A quick review of key developments and milestones in telecommunications in the Caribbean since 2000. In our most recent ICT/tech news roundup, published on 6 April, and as has been the case for the past several weeks, there were a number of articles on the purchase of Columbus International Limited, which owns the brand Flow, …

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