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Aug 24 2016

Free or paid airport Wi-Fi: 4 considerations

Many Caribbean airports have paid Wi-Fi access for travellers, which might allow them to win a battle, but lose the war. Increasingly, Caribbean countries have been expressing intentions to offer free Wi-Fi. Those initiatives tend to range from having free access in public spaces in major towns and cities, to 100% country-wide coverage. However, in …

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Aug 19 2016

With VoD on the scene, is cable TV on its way out?

Video on Demand services have been growing worldwide, but how much of a threat are they to our traditional cable/subscriber TV services Over the past few weeks, there have been news reports about Caribbean telecoms service providers expanding their offering to include subscription television (TV)  in a number of countries across the region.  The two …

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Aug 12 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of e-Government in the Caribbean

A 2016 update of  the development of the e-government across the Caribbean. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) published the results of its latest e-government survey, which covers all 193 United Nations member states, including the following 16 Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda; the Bahamas Barbados; Belize; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; …

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Aug 03 2016

The Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework revisited

A quick refresher of the current Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework, which is currently being revised and should be finalised this month. Mid-to-late next week, 10–12 August to be exact, ICT specialists and stakeholders from across the Caribbean will be meeting in Belize for the 12th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum, which has been organised by …

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Aug 01 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 31 July 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 25 July to Sunday 31 July 2016. Monday, 25 July 2016 BTC ‘carving out’ special business, government network Bahamas – Chris Mayer, vice-president of customer experience, business and government at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), says the telco is “carving out” …

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