TSTT, Naparima College announce new Smartschool

Above: Mr. Devanand Gosine, Acting Vice Principal of Naparima College, image courtesy TSTT. “Students in a small economy like Trinidad and Tobago may not be exposed to many of the experiences that students in first world countries have, but through a partnership with TSTT and the benefits of the advancements in technology this brings, our students […]

Digicel announces 2030 transformation plan, 25% job cuts, partnership with China’s ZTE

Digicel today announced its Digicel 2030 global transformation programme promising customers a completely new communications and entertainment experience made possible by a more agile, customer-centric application of resources and investment.  Digicel also announced that it has signed a global partnership agreement with ZTE – a leading global provider of integrated telecommunication solutions – for an […]

TSTT upgrades network in Tobago

Above: A TSTT technician testing network upgrades in Tobago. Photo courtesy TSTT. TSTT has completed the first phase of a major network upgrade to improve coverage, voice quality and data speed. This is part of TSTT’s planned TT$3.7 billion dollar investment nationwide to improve its full suite of services and customer care. According to Don […]

Digicel counsel finds parallels between Brexit and Net Neutrality

Speaking at the 11th Capacity Caribbean Conference in Puerto Rico, David Geary, General Counsel for Digicel Caribbean, compared the debate on Net Neutrality to that of Brexit in the United Kingdom. In his presentation, he outlined that no one really knows what either Brexit or Net Neutrality means as both mean different things to different people, […]

TSTT invites vendors to “new world order”

Above: Gerry Brooks, Chairman of TSTT’s Tenders Committee with businessmen Carlton Bereaux and his son Aiden Bereaux at the TSTT Vendor Forum 2017. Photo courtesy TSTT. “With the internet of things, 5G, robotics and artificial intelligence being a big part of what is happening, the world is fundamentally different today. If TSTT is to achieve […]

CANTO elects new Vice Chair

Above: CANTO’s new Board. Standing from left: Director C. Philip, Director C. Carter, Director O. Neil, Director D.Newman, Director M. Sutherland, Director L. Gomez. Sitting from left: Treasurer H. Etnel, Chairman J. Wilkins, Vice Chair, R. Cameron; and Secretary General T. Wankin. Photo courtesy CANTO. All good things must come to an end and CANTO’s 33rd […]

Quidgest increases turnover by 48%, looks to T&T for opportunity

Quidgest achieves record-breaking profits for 2016, growing more than 48%. The Portuguese technological company revenue figures show record growth due to profits obtained in international markets making up more than half of the company’s turnover. Quidgest’s global vision is clear. Over the last 10 years, Quidgest has developed its turnover worldwide. Specializing in the agile […]

TATT accounces 25th Open Forum

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago will host the twenty-fifth Open Forum titled: ”White Space Devices: Opportunities for Trinidad and Tobago” on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, at the office of the Authority, #5 Eighth Avenue Extension, off Twelfth Street, Barataria. There is a high demand for spectrum for […]

bmobile introduces WiFi for Maxi Taxis

Above: Maxi Taxi Operators at City Gate were excited about getting WiFi for customers, seen here with this bmobile representative. Photo courtesy bmobile. More than 300,000 Maxi Taxi commuters stand to benefit from free unlimited Wi-Fi internet through a new initiative launched by the Association of Maxi Taxis of Trinidad and T0bago (AMTTT) in collaboration with bmobile. […]

Quidgest announces FATCA compliance banking solution

FATCA is a reality. Quidgest is deeply aware of this, and therefore has developed a FATCA solution, which assures compliance of foreign financial institutions and certain other non-financial foreign entities with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requirements. In order to be compliant with FATCA, financial institutions should modify their existing systems, customer identification and […]

bmobile hosts two day technology conference – begins today

Above: Stephanie Ford, MITTEL’s Regional Sales Director for Southeastern US and Caribbean. Photos courtesy bmobile. bmobile hosts its Connect @ bmobile Technology Conference and Exposition at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad on January 17th and January 18th.  This first-of-its-kind conference and exposition in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean region, will differ from other technology conferences, […]

Huawei LatAm presents the Mate 9 at CES

During Huawei’s main event at the Consumer Electronics Show, Huawei Consumer Business Group Latin America presented the long-awaited HUAWEI Mate 9. Continuing the success of the brand by presenting mobile devices with a beautiful design and powerful performance features, the new member of the Mate series gives business-focused users an innovative Android experience which, thanks […]

Uber announces launch of T&T service

Machel Montano, Uber’s Rider Zero for T&T takes the first ride with a driver for the service. Photo courtesy Uber. Today January 16th at 11:00 am, Uber arrives to Port of Spain & San Fernando. We are proud to serve a community that prides itself on its Carnival, white sandy beaches, and a buzzing nightlife. Today we […]

Quidgest’s Jamaican project is its Caribbean debut

The Human Capital Management Enterprise System (HCMES) has entered into pre-production stage in the Jamaican government.  It is a project of the country’s Public Sector Efficiency Program, and follows a strategic decision in 2013 and a procurement process finalised in December 2015. It is financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), led by the Ministry of Finance and Public Service, […]