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Caribbean Tech Roundup

CARIBBEAN TECH ROUNDUP – Weekend of 13th October 2017

Digicel Entrepreneur of the Year Programme signs partnership with CIF and IDB in HAITI The Digicel Entrepreneur of the Year prorgramme signed a partnership with the Investment Facilitation Centre (CIF) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) this week. The tripartite memorandum of understanding was signed between Digicel Entrepreneur, the CFI […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Digicel for Real? – If So You Should be Afraid, Very Afraid!

Recently Digicel repeated their calls for Caribbean governments to regulate and tax two of the FANG companies, otherwise known as FaceBook, Amazon, Netflix and Google, four of the biggest internet companies in the world. Some might say the timing, of this latest appeal coming ahead of CANTO’s Annual Conference in […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 23rd June 2017

Is a Cyber Crime Lab Planned for Saint Lucia? Saint Lucia is exploring the possibility of setting up a cyber crime laboratory, National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis has disclosed. Francis made the comments during a pre-cabinet interview with reporters on Monday while expressing concern about the proliferation of youth sex […]