ISOC releases report on Caribbean Internet

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 […]

CCN introduces App building service

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 […]

IrishTimes reports on Digicel’s debt load

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 […]

TATT gives final notice on Number Portability

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 […]

Samsung to halt Note 7 sales

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 […]

Caribbean blogosphere celebrated in December

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 […]