Tag Archive: Information Society

Mar 29 2017

Should locally-owned telecoms or tech firms be protected in the market?

A discussion of some of the pros and cons of governments trying to protect locally-owned telecoms or tech businesses in markets that also have foreign-owned firms. In the Caribbean telecoms space, much of the focus tends to be on the major telecoms carriers,  Digicel and Flow. We are preoccupied with their every move, and their …

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Feb 27 2017

Roundup: for the week ending 26 February 2017

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 20 February to Sunday 26 January 2017. Monday, 20 February 2017 Despite Aliv, BTC’s subscriber base up 6,000 Bahamas – Cable & Wireless Communications Limited (CWC), part owner of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), said despite the entrance of BeAliv …

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Feb 22 2017

Unleashing the Internet: does the Caribbean have what it takes?

Last week, the Internet Society released what is likely to be a seminal report on the Internet in the Caribbean. Here, we introduce the report to our readers. The Internet is widely recognised as being a catalyst for economic growth and development, and Caribbean countries have been eager to embrace this platform to achieve those …

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Feb 08 2017

The balancing act: safety online versus accessibility

With the pervasiveness of the Internet, and all of its attendant dangers, it is crucial that we are safe online. Here, we discuss the balancing act we all required to do in that regard. Yesterday, 7 February, the world commemorated Safer Internet Day (SID): to recognise the importance of being safe online, and to encourage …

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Feb 06 2017

Roundup: for the week ending 5 February 2017

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 30 January to Sunday 5 February 2017. Monday, 30 January 2017 TECHNOLOGY OVERHAUL Barbados – There will be a technology overhaul in this island of Barbados at all of the educational institutions that are registered with the Ministry of …

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