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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 […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup

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 […]

“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 […]

CANTO 33 – Day One Roundup – 17th July 2017

Roundup of Day One of CANTO’s 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.   Jamaica’s Open Data Policy I spoke with Jamaica’s Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr. Andrew Wheatley about Jamaica’s Open Data initiatives. Minister Wheatley explained: We have developed an Open […]

CANTO 2017 CONFERENCE OFFICIALLY OPENED

Mon. 16th July, 2017 Punta Cana, Dominican Republic – CANTO’s 2017 Conference was opened in Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic, under the theme Re-imagining ICT As a Tool for National Growth and Development. During his opening remarks CANTO Chairman Julian Wilkins spoke of the advances in the sector over […]