Tag Archive: smartphones

Sep 23 2015

4G LTE coming soon to Flow/LIME, but what does it all mean?

A refresher on the LTE technology, and the likely user experience in Caribbean countries where it already exists, and where may soon be launched. Last week, Cable & Wireless Communications plc (CWC), the parent company for the Flow and LIME brands in the Caribbean, announced that with support from global telecoms infrastructure and services provider, …

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Sep 04 2015

Telecoms in the face of a disaster

A discussion on the vulnerable nature of telecoms service when it might be needed most. Those who regular track happenings in the Caribbean would be aware that Dominica (that is the Commonwealth of Dominica, as opposed to the Dominican Republic) was devastated by Tropical Storm Erika which hit the island last week. Tropical Storms are …

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Jul 31 2015

Health risks and mobile/cellular phones, revisited

Four years since our last report update, we are revisiting the discussion on possible health risks associated with mobile/cellular phone use Earlier this week, news reports stated that the city of Berkeley, California (USA), had recently passed a law “requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations” (Source: CNN). Specifically, the stores must …

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Jun 29 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 28 June 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 22 June to Sunday 28 June 2015. Monday, 22 June 2015 URCA Targets Cable 27% Price Increase Decision In ‘First Half’ Bahamas – Regulators aim to release a decision on Cable Bahamas’ bid for a 27 per cent basic …

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Jun 26 2015

Pros and cons of allowing mobile/cell phones in schools

A brief discussion of some of the pros and cons of allowing mobile/cellular phones in schools. In our news roundup published earlier this week, there were reports that the Government of Barbados intended to revisit its posture on mobile/cellular phones in schools. From the articles on the issue, it appears that students are not allowed …

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