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Caribbean Tech Roundup

CARIBBEAN TECH ROUNDUP – Weekend of 6th October 2017

Tech and the Internet Gives Caribbean Youth Global Outlook The Link-Caribbean programme being executed by the Caribbean-Export Development Agency, is an initiative of the World Bank Group’s Entrepreneurship Programme for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC), a seven-year, CAD 20 million programme funded by the government of Canada that seeks to […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup

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

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 […]

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

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 […]