Tag Archive: Infrastructure

Jan 30 2015

Can Wi-Fi eclipse mobile/cellular data plans in the Caribbean?

A discussion on the increasing importance of Wi-Fi, and whether it can eclipse mobile/cellular data plans in the Caribbean. Recent reports from the United States over the past few months have suggested a growing trend toward the public deployment of Wi-Fi systems, especially in cities, and the increased use of that medium by mobile/cellular users. …

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Jan 19 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 18 January 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 12 January to 18 January 2015. Monday, 12 January 2015 BUSINESS MONDAY: LIME reports hefty profit Barbados – CABLE and Wireless (Barbados) Limited also known as LIME has turned around from a loss of $43.0 million for the half year to …

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Jan 12 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 11 January 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 5 January to 11 January 2015. Monday, 5 January 2015 BTC launches IPTV trial in Bimini Bahamas – The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), part of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), has launched a trial of its IPTV service in Bimini, Telesemana …

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Nov 19 2014

Do cyber cafés still have a place in the Caribbean?

In this day and age when everyone aspires to have their own personal computing device, Internet/cyber cafés might still be necessary in the Caribbean. Over the past few years there has been an increasing focus on ensuring individual (and household) take-up of Internet services, both fixed-line and mobile/cellular based. As a result, it may seem …

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Nov 12 2014

What will the ICT world look like by 2020?

The Connect 2020 Agenda outlines a broad range of goals and targets that countries worldwide have committed to achieve by 2020. Will the Caribbean succeed in meeting those goals? At an International Telecommunications Union conference last week, meeting participants unanimously adopted the ‘Connect 2020 Agenda for Global Telecommunication/ICT Development’. The Agenda outlines the shared vision, …

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