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Mar 28 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 27 March 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 21 March to Sunday 27 March 2016. Monday, 21 March 2016 BTC retiree looks forward to new phase of life/career Bahamas – A 40-plus year career with the Bahamas Telecommunications Company, (BTC) came to a close for Elias Major …

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Feb 12 2016

4 considerations when taxing telecoms

Increasingly, Caribbean countries are taxing telecoms and ICT. This post examines some of the pros and cons of that approach. Across the Caribbean, many countries have implemented some kind of tax specific to telecoms. The latest countries where it has been proposed are Barbados and Antigua and Barbuda. In most instances, the tax is levied …

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Feb 04 2015

Can the Internet in the Caribbean regulated?

A discussion of the recently launched consultation in the British Virgin Islands to ultimately introduce quality of service obligations for fixed broadband Internet. In our latest ICT/tech news roundup published earlier this week, there was an article from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) titled, “Broadband complaints prompt TRC action”. The article reported that the BVI …

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Aug 20 2014

Regulation: balancing the tight rope between politics and independence

Using a recent article from the Cayman Islands as the starting point, the concept of the independence of the regulator is discussed. In the Cayman Islands last week, the article, “ICTA board seeks greater role in hiring”, caught our attention. ICTA, the Information and Communications Technology Authority, is the telecoms and broadcasting regulator in the …

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Aug 06 2014

2014 update of Internet Governance in the Caribbean

Coinciding with start of the 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in the Bahamas, the Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework, which will be reviewed at the Forum. Today, 6 August, marks the start of the 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in Nassau, the Bahamas, which has been organised by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). Generally, the …

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