Tag Archive: Internet governance

Aug 15 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 14 August 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 8 August to Sunday 14 August 2016. Monday, 8 August 2016 Cable subscribers demand better service Antigua and Barbuda – Angry subscribers are demanding answers from local cable service providers, who they say are not delivering the service for …

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Aug 10 2016

How will the Caribbean be safeguarding an Open Internet?

A discussion on a recently released code of practice for telecoms operators that aims to safeguard the Open Internet and network neutrality in the Caribbean. In March this year, the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organisations (CANTO) published a Code of Practice on Safeguarding the Open Internet, which its members, which comprise telecoms operators from …

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Aug 03 2016

The Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework revisited

A quick refresher of the current Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework, which is currently being revised and should be finalised this month. Mid-to-late next week, 10–12 August to be exact, ICT specialists and stakeholders from across the Caribbean will be meeting in Belize for the 12th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum, which has been organised by …

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Jun 24 2016

Why are country code top-level domains not very popular in the Caribbean?

Four reasons why country code top-level domains not very popular in the Caribbean website owners. In last week’s news, it was reported that the Dominican Republic intended to celebrate 25 years of having‘.do’ as its country code top-level domain.(ccTLD) Interestingly, virtually all Caribbean countries have ccLTDs, the majority of which were created in 1991 – …

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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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