Tag Archive: wireless

Oct 03 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 2 October 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 26 September to Sunday 2 October 2016. Monday, 26 September 2016 Cell fare Barbados – CELLULAR PHONES COULD be used to pay bus fares on public service vehicles (PSVs) in short order, if a company which has expressed an …

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Dec 18 2015

The Caribbean dilemma of fancy wireless gadgets that do not work

A brief explanation of the challenges many Caribbean countries experience when wireless devices are imported and cause harmful interference. The proliferation of nifty home and security gadgets has begun to infringe on bandwidth, and in some cases, their signals conflict with more powerful transmission networks, rendering the consumer devices redundant. The result is that many …

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Jan 30 2015

Can Wi-Fi eclipse mobile/cellular data plans in the Caribbean?

A discussion on the increasing importance of Wi-Fi, and whether it can eclipse mobile/cellular data plans in the Caribbean. Recent reports from the United States over the past few months have suggested a growing trend toward the public deployment of Wi-Fi systems, especially in cities, and the increased use of that medium by mobile/cellular users. …

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Sep 04 2013

Wireless hotspots – convenience or curse?

Wireless hotspots are incredibly convenient, but they are also terribly insecure. Understand the risks and learn how you can protect yourself. Wireless Hotspots – those places that offers wireless Internet access to the visitor or weary traveller. They are often found in coffee shops, bistros, restaurants, and well, almost anywhere. Some of those hotspots, you …

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