Tag Archive: trends

Aug 26 2015

Is the tech innovation scene still alive and kicking in the Caribbean?

In the aftermath of the recently held OECS think tank and hackathon, the opportunity is taken to reflect on the tech innovation scene in the Caribbean. Earlier this month, 13—15 August to be exact, a Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon were held in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) – a group of …

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Aug 24 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 23 August 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 17 August to Sunday 23 August 2015. Monday, 17 August 2015 Experts hoping to deploy cyber security shield to reduce cyber attacks in Curacao Curacao – In response to the more than 1,000 cyber security threats that keep tunneling …

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Aug 19 2015

5 key findings on how individuals access and use the Internet in ECTEL Member States

A brief examination of some of the findings from an ECTEL survey on how individuals access and use the Internet in five Caribbean countries. Last week, the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) announced the release of the findings of a broadband Internet survey it had commissioned in 2014. The resulting report, Broadband access and use …

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Aug 07 2015

Podcasts: the overlooked and underutilised resource

A quick look at podcasts, which appears to be a frequently overlooked information resource in the Caribbean, but a powerful marketing channel when done correctly. Informal polls and anecdotal observations all suggest that podcasts are not especially popular in the Caribbean. Unlike other countries or regions, we appear to have a tiny podcasts listening population, …

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Jul 24 2015

4 trends in telecoms/ICT regulatory reform

A quick look at four trends highlighted in the ITU’s Trends in Telecommunications Reform 2015. Earlier this month, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its latest Trends in Telecommunications Reform, which highlights key telecoms/ICT developments worldwide and their impact on regulation. Below four trends, from the six presented, are highlighted. 1.  Fostering competition has become more …

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