Tag Archive: Information Society

Jun 08 2016

Should the Internet be a basic right now, or in the future?

In light of recent statements on the Internet by a prominent Caribbean leader, we discuss reasons why the Internet should be made a basic right sooner rather than later. In an address to the Jamaica Employers Federation two weeks ago, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, was reported as saying that globally, it could be …

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May 20 2016

ICT entrepreneurship for social impact

In recognition of  World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, a brief discussion on designing businesses that have have social impact, which focus on Sustainable Development Goals. At the best of times, starting a successful business is fraught with challenges. Creating a social enterprise, which at the very least is self-sustaining, is considerably difficult. However, to …

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May 06 2016

3 country considerations when trying to get more local content online

Many Caribbean countries would like their citizens to make more local content available on the Internet. However, what does that mean, and what could be a first step to achieve that goal? From time to time, politicians and policymakers across the region call for more local content to be created and made available online. Those …

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May 04 2016

What would it take for more e-government projects to be implemented regionally?

An overview the study, Regional approaches to e-government initiatives in the Caribbean, published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Although it has been known for several years, incorporating ICT into government processes, and to facilitate the engagement and the delivery of services between government and its stakeholders, can greatly improve transparency, …

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Apr 08 2016

3 major trends that will transform our telecom/ICT landscape in the near future

An overview of three telecoms and ICT trends that are likely to eventuate in the medium term, as recently reported by the International Telecommunications Union. Earlier this week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced the release of the latest edition of its annual global ICT regulatory report, Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2016. This report examines …

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