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CARIBBEAN TECH ROUND UP – WEEKEND OF 15TH SEPTEMBER 2017

PITCHIT CARIBBEAN SHORTLISTS CANDIDATES FOR SLUSH GLOBAL IMPACT ACCELERATOR 2017 PITCHIT CARIBBEAN BACKGROUND PitchIT Caribbean, under the remit of the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP), is intended to support growth-oriented mobile app businesses in the Caribbean. The programme is designed to strengthen the Caribbean mobile innovation ecosystem. And enable sustainable […]

PitchIT Caribbean Shortlists Candidates for Slush Global Impact Accelerator 2017

PitchIT Caribbean Background PitchIT Caribbean, under the remit of the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP), is a two-tiered partnership approach to support growth-oriented mobile app businesses in the Caribbean. The programme is designed to strengthen the Caribbean mobile innovation ecosystem. And enable sustainable and competitive mobile enterprises to grow through […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 8th SEPTEMBER 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 8th September 2017, with host Russell Williams. Let me begin by expressing my condolences to the families of those who lost loved ones during the passage of Hurricane Irma. My thoughts are with those who suffered damage and […]

Dominica’s IoT Schools Project Creates Producers and Not Consumers!

The National Telecommunications Regulator in Dominica successfully secured US$18,000 in grant funding. The NTRC entered the Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean, (FRIDA) grant competition, winning the programme’s most technical category – Innovation for Internet Development. We spoke to the Executive Director at the NTRC […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 1st SEPTEMBER 2017

Dominican NTRC Project Wins FRIDA Award for Innovation The Current Landscape Many of us would know that the “Nature Isle”, of Dominica has 365 rivers and is regularly exposed to natural disasters, which make disaster management and climate change action essential to the development of this Caribbean island state. Every […]

CARIBBEAN TECH ROUNDUP – Weekend of 25th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 25th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. ECTEL DIRECTOR OUTLINES THE CHALLENGES TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORS FACE Quincy Prentice, Director of Technology in the Nevis Island Administration and a Director at the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), was speaking on […]

ECTEL Director Outlines Challenges to Telecommunications Regulators

Quincy Prentice, Director of Technology in the Nevis Island Administration and a Director at the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), was speaking on ZIZ’s “Working for You”, when he outlined the challenges that changes in technology and consumer behaviour are having on the telecommunications industry. He pointed out that new […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 18th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 18th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. So When will St. Kitts and Nevis Get it’s IXP? The question was asked on the most recent edition of ZIZ’s Working for You on Tuesday 15th August, by show presenter […]

So When will St. Kitts and Nevis Get it’s IXP?

The question was asked on the most recent edition of ZIZ’s Working for You on Tuesday 15th August, by host Lesroy Williams who as we shall see later had clearly done his research. The question was fielded by Ervin Williams, Managing Director of the local National Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (NTRC), […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 11th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 11th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. PitchIT Caribbean Seeks Entreprenuers to Participate in the Slush Global Impact Accelerator 2017 PitchIT Caribbean, under the remit of the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP), is a two-tiered partnership approach to […]