Tag Archive: Internet governance

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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May 02 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 1 May 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 29 April to Sunday 1 May 2016. Monday, 25 April 2016 Girls in Information Communication Technology symposium Bahamas – The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA), along several licensees within the Electronic Communications Sector will host for the second …

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Jul 22 2015

Freeness: why the Caribbean ought to be vigilant about zero rating net neutrality

A discussion zero rating net neutrality and why the Caribbean ought to vigilant about it. For those who have been with us from the beginning, you may recall that one of our earliest articles here on ICT Pulse was on Internet (net) neutrality, and we have been keeping tabs of the debate over the years. …

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