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 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 […]
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 […]