Tag Archive: trends

Jul 23 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update on mobile data affordability in the Caribbean

Following our recent discussion on our updated mobile/cellular data spend, we examine the affordability of that service across the Caribbean. In our recent Snapshot: 2014 update on mobile data spend in the Caribbean , we reviewed mobile/cellular data plans from across 17 Caribbean countries to determine and compare the amounts being spent. Using the information …

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Jul 09 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update on mobile data spend in the Caribbean

Price comparisons in USD for 1 GB mobile/cellular data plan in 2013 and 2014 (Source: mobile/cellular carriers)

A 2014 update on how much is being spent on mobile/cellular data plans – prices and data caps – in the Caribbean. With relatively healthy competition and attractive prices in the mobile/cellular voice segment of the Caribbean markets, increasingly, the focus for both the telecoms companies and policymakers has been shifting to mobile/cellular broadband data. …

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Jul 02 2014

Snapshot: 2014 update on the state of telecoms in the Caribbean

An update of fixed-line, mobile/cellular and fixed-broadband Internet take up across select Caribbean countries, as of 2013. This year, 2014, marks our fourth review of telecoms services take up across the Caribbean, in terms of subscriptions density. Table 1 lists the countries that were included in the exercise, which we have increased from 17 to …

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Jun 27 2014

Telecoms and ICT in the age of the Information Society

ICT PoS New Final Draft by Terry Freedman (flickr)

With liberalisation of Guyana’s telecoms sector imminent, is the policy and regulatory environment in the Caribbean aligned with global trends? Liberalisation of telecoms in the Caribbean began about 15 years ago. The introduction of competition, coupled with new entrants offering low cost mobile/cellular service has led to a revolution in the countries where it has …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/06/telecoms-ict-age-information-society/

Jun 11 2014

Snapshot: How affordable is mobile/cellular service in the Caribbean in 2014?

Our annual update of mobile/cellular affordability across the Caribbean, and to what extent has it changed since 2013. Last week, we published our 2014 Snapshot of the likely monthly spend for mobile/cellular service based on pre-defined baskets of services, and compared those results with figures reported from 2013. In this post, and similar to what …

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