Tag Archive: survey

Jun 17 2015

Snapshot: update of actual Internet download speeds from across the Caribbean, June 2015

Mean household Internet download speeds in select Caribbean countries as of 15 June 2015 (Source- Ookla)

An update of actual Internet download speeds in 28 Caribbean countries and a comparison of results recorded in March 2015. Continuing with one of our most recent additions to our “Snapshot” series, we update our findings on actual (real life) download speeds from across the Caribbean. The last review of this subject was published in …

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Jun 10 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update on the affordability of Internet service in the Caribbean

Figure 1: Portion of monthly income as a percentage for a 2 Mbps Internet plan in select Caribbean countries as at June 2015 (Source: ICT Pulse)

A 2015 update of the extent to which broadband Internet service is affordable across the Caribbean. Following our latest review of Internet speed and pricing across the Caribbean, which we published last week, we now turn our attention to assessing the affordability of broadband Internet service in the region. Here, we update our findings from …

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Jun 03 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of Internet speeds and pricing across the Caribbean

Figure 4:  Percentage change in monthly rates between May 2014 and June 2015 for an Internet plan with an advertised download speed of 2 Mbps in select Caribbean countries (Source: ICT Pulse)

A 2015 update of fixed Internet broadband speeds and pricing across the Caribbean, and a brief comparison with our 2014 results. As the Internet becomes increasingly important across the Caribbean, the telecoms providers themselves are continually adjusting and refining their offerings in that market. Since 2011, we, here at ICT Pulse, have been tracking fixed …

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May 20 2015

Asking the right questions to improve global ICT ranking

A discussion on Jamaica’s plan to conduct an island wide telephony penetration survey. Over the past few years, and especially with regard to telecoms and ICT, Caribbean countries have become more aware of how they stack up against other countries. Survey results and global ranking instruments published by organisations, such as the World Bank, World …

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May 06 2015

Snapshot: cybersecurity in the Caribbean 2015

A summary of key findings of a recent cybersecurity survey conducted in the Americas. Last week, news stories began to emerge that the Islamist extremist group, ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) had hacked the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ government website: Visitors to the website, , www.gov.vc, are greeted by the message …

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