Tag Archive: Jamaica

Feb 08 2013

Jamaica to get new country code: what does that mean?

In addition to 876, Jamaica will soon activate a second country code. This post outlines how country codes are used, what could have contributed to exhaustion of the current allocation, and what changes can be expected when the second code is introduced. Earlier this week, the Gleaner newspaper in Jamaica reported that the local regulator, …

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Oct 17 2012

Has the Digicel-Claro merger been good for Jamaica?


A look back at the events surrounding the sale and subsequent merger of Claro Jamaica with Digicel Jamaica, in light of the recent decision of the competition regulator in El Salvador. Around two weeks ago, the press within the region began to draw attention to the decision of the competition regulator in El Salvador not …

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Jul 02 2012

Roundup: for the week ending 1 July 2012

A roundup of the ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 25 June to Sunday 1 July 2012. Monday, 25 June 2012 BTC union ‘appalled’ by investigation Bahamas – Workers at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) are “appalled” by the ongoing investigation into what caused a network meltdown last week… more …

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Jun 29 2012

A quick look at cyber security in Jamaica

ICT Pulse’s Publisher, Michele Marius, gave a talk at a cyber security seminar on 26 June. The presentation slides are shared, and an interesting development in Jamaica is discussed. Earlier this week, on 26 June, ICT Pulse participated in a seminar and executive breakfast under the theme, “Scaling up Security Management for Newer Threats”. The event, …

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Jun 27 2012

Transforming into a Digital Society

Over the last several months, there have been a number of ICT/technology-driven activities, ranging from workshops and seminars, to coding competitions and star-up competitions. In same small way, all of these initiatives aim to increase local ICT innovation, but is there a more comprehensive way in which this could be done? The ICT youth-driven event, …

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