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PitchIT Caribbean Seeks Entrepreneurs 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 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 activities that will […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 4th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 4th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. Barbados to Switch up it’s Energy Mix – Renewables Seen as the Way Forward Minister with responsibility for energy, Senator Darcy Boyce, says they are looking at ways to implement energy […]

Nevis Island Administration Director Technology Impressed With CANTO 33

Director of Technology in the Nevis Island Administration, Mr. Quincy Prentice attended CANTO’s Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and was impressed by what he saw. Attending for the first time he said that he would be keen to attend next year if possible. […]

We Need More Content Says, Antigua & Barbuda’s Minister Nicholas

At, CANTO’s 33rd annual conference and trade show which took place in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic one would expect to see and hear much of the deployment of telecoms infrastructure.  And indeed the vendors were quick to report on their deployment of 4G and 5G technologies in the […]

Antigua & Barbuda’s Min. Melford Nicholas Encouraged by the Dialogue at CANTO 2017

I took the opportunity to speak with Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Telecommunications, The Honourable Minister Melford Nicholas at CANTO’s annual conference and trade exhibition in the Dominican Republic to discuss the development of technology in Antigua & Barbuda and the wider Caribbean.   He explained that he was encouraged […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 21st  July 2017

The Government of Jamaica is Considering Forming a Technology Investment Fund With an increasing number of Jamaican Nationals with technology skills unable to find work and put them to use. The government of Jamaica is addressing the issue  head on through the development of a technology investment fund. Jamaica’s minister […]

CANTO 33 Day Three Roundup 19th July 2017

Russell Williams, reporting from the third and final day of CANTO’s 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Caribbean Women in ICT CEO Forum Day three began with a panel discussion comprised of entirely of Caribbean Women CEOs in ICT, the panelists chronicled their […]

CANTO 33 – DAY TWO ROUNDUP – 18TH JULY 2017

This is Russell Williams reporting on day two of CANTO’s 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic Regulation of the Converged Economy What is Convergence? Convergence once referred to the merging Voice and Data and perhaps TV over fixed broadband then coined as “Triple […]

“Big Data and ICT Must be a Part of Every Facet of Everyday Life!”

That’s the opinion of Hon. Dr. Andrew Wheatley, Jamaica’s Minister of Science, Energy and Technology. The minister was speaking on the sidelines of the first full day of CANTO 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition, in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica’s minister of Technology Hon. Andrew Wheatley stressed the importance of […]