Tag Archive: Information Society

Nov 09 2016

3 essentials to realise Internet economies in the Caribbean

Although virtually all countries worldwide want to have an Internet economy, many of them appear not to know how to achieve it. Here we highlight three essentials ought to be implemented. For the past several years, a key goal most countries have envisaged, having expended considerable effort to improve their telecoms and ICT infrastructure and …

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Oct 28 2016

4 ways to build your organisation’s digital culture

The term, digital culture, is one that is bandied about, but very few understand what it means. Here we outline four ways an organisation can build a digital culture. If you ask business leaders whether their organisations have a digital culture, though they might hesitate at first, many will reply “Yes”. To varying degrees, many …

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Oct 26 2016

In creating digital societies, is it enough to create digital citizens?

Though it is acknowledged that citizens must be empowered to harness the emerging digital economy, we discuss whether those efforts are enough to truly realise a digital society In an article published last week, a brief account was given of the several initiatives that are in the process of being implemented in the Eastern Caribbean, …

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Oct 12 2016

Should we be putting our telcos’ feet to the fire more than we are doing now?

With the spate of disruptions to telecoms, especially Internet, service across the Caribbean, should we be holding local service providers more accountable? Over the past four to six weeks, a number of Caribbean countries, especially Jamaica, have been experiencing consistently poor telecoms, and especially Internet, service. With respect to Internet access,  generally, intermittent or fluctuating …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/10/putting-telcos-feet-fire-now/

Oct 07 2016

Does broadband Internet really contribute to economic growth?

A discussion of the results of a study conducted in the Eastern Caribbean on the impact of broadband Internet on economic growth. In 2015, the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), which is the regional hub of the telecoms regulatory machinery in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), commissioned a study on the Impact of …

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