The Internet Society has released a report on Caribbean Internet use, Unleashing the Internet in the Caribbean: Removing barriers to connectivity and stimulating better access in the region. According to ISOC, “this study identifies solutions that promote continued development of the Internet in the Caribbean, specifically with respect to infrastructure and access services, and provides […]
ICTPROTT has posted a recording of their livestreamed seminar on setting up e-commerce for websites in Trinidad and Tobago. The seminar features Ticktr’s Matthew Talma and Robert De Gannes of Reach. Moderator is Eddy DeVisse of DigiData Systems. The stream can be viewed here.
Above: John Outridge of Novo Media explains the new service at Friday’s launch. Photo courtesy the Trinidad Express. The Trinidad Express reports on parent company CCN’s new venture partnership with Novo Media to deliver smartphone apps with minimal coding. “It is something that there is a serious market for in Trinidad and Tobago,” said Novo […]
The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society reports on the return of John Prince as the CEO of the Telecommunications Authority. “One of Dr John Prince’s priorities for TATT is a spectrum plan for 4G LTE services that can accommodate three providers.” Read the full post here.
The IrishTimes reports on the “substantial risks” facing Digicel because of its debt load, according to CreditSights debt analyst Michael Chakardjian. Chakardjian suggested Digicel’s debts may be “unsustainably high” and advised bondholders to sell some of their holdings. While he believes it has a long-term future, there are “a substantial amount” of near-term risks. Digicel “fundamentally […]
Silicon Republic reports on Digicel’s recently announced plans to tackle Over the Top (OTT) services in Dublin. “If you fight that wave and the value that customers see in that, you will have customers that aren’t happy, so we have to look at monetising separately.” – Digicel’s Julio Alvarez. Read the full story here.
Jason Deng introduces the Huawei P9 at the company’s T&T head office. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. Captured on the P9.
The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has issued a comprehensive comparison of residential broadband packages available in this country. Bundle packages are not included in the comparison chart, which is current as of October 14, 2016. Download a copy of the PDF issued by the Authority here.
Under a Public Advisory notice offering Determination 2016/01, The Telecommunicaitons Authority of Trinidad and Tobago noted the following… The Telecommunicaitons Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (the Authority) wishes to advise the public that it has considered all the available information as to technical readiness of Operators to implement number portability and has made the following […]
The Android Authority reports that Samsung will halt further sales of the Note 7, recall all of the devices and faces as much as US$19 billion in lost income on the flagship device. The figure is a drastic increase from the $5 billion dollars analysts predicted the original recall would cost the company. Samsung is […]
Silicon Caribe announces a week of celebrations and meetups for Caribbean Bloggers, from December 05, 2016 on the theme “The Power of Digital Influence.” “SiLiCON CARiBE’s first annual Caribbean Blogger’s Week is our 6 days of celebrating and showcasing the power of Digital Influence of Caribbean + Diaspora Bloggers and Online Influencers. It is staged […]
LoopTT reports on the reaction of the four local private ride startup services on the announcement of Uber’s entry into the market. “They can throw wonderful, attractive incentives to get people to use the system and drive for them but as they go along, they decrease their rates so much so that we have people […]
According to a report in El Nuevo Dia, On Wednesday early afternoon, two 230,000-volt transmission lines went down after a fire broke out at Central Aguirre, one of PREPA’s key units. Even though several teams of the Puerto Rico Fire Corps were able to extinguish the fire in a short period of time, efforts to […]