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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 […]

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), […]

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 […]


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 […]