TTLAB’s August presentation

Above: Dr Patrick Hosein. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. TTLAB is a project designed to encourage undergraduate students to publish scientific papers early in their learning cycles and nascent careers.  A group of young scientists presented today on a range of subjects under the guidance and leadership of Dr Patrick Hosein. The first presentation of papers […]

eBay teams with CaribShopper for regional sales

Learnbonds reports that eBay has partnered with regional online mall CaribShopper to offer products on the popular online store. Expressing delight at the partnership with CaribShopper, eBay’s Business Development Director, Fernando Saiz, noted that his organization is glad to partner with “Caribbean’s most popular online mall” in order to make the firm’s wide products available to […]

TSTT to offer Mate 8 exclusively

Photographs from the launch event by Mark Lyndersay TSTT’s bMobile division announced that it will offer the Mate 8 exclusively in Trinidad and Tobago at the launch event at their WestMall outlet on July 16. “TSTT and Huawei are making important investments in ensuring that communications technology fully complements the lifestyles of our customers,” said company […]

TATT: Number portability delayed to July

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) wishes to advise consumers that mobile to mobile number portability (MNP) was not commercially launched on March 31st, 2016, as previously announced. Telecommunications services operators are undertaking rigorous inter-operator tests, which are still in progress. All operators are working assiduously, together with TATT, to complete these tests […]

UK Guardian reports on T&T tech

Reporter Joshua Surtees, who has worked with the T&T Guardian, reports on local technology use for the UK Guardian. Facebook is an even bigger social phenomenon in Trinidad than in Britain. The difference in population (1.3 million compared with 64 million) means real-life social networks overlap far more. This manifests itself on Facebook where you […]

TATT number portability signing today

According to an advertisement placed in local newspapers, the Telecommunications Authority of T&T will oversee the signing of contracts between telecommunications providers operating in this country that will allow customers to keep their phone numbers while changing providers. The advertisement states… Telephone service providers will meet at the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) […]

Magic Jack seller fined $5,000

Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday reports on a court case that resulted in a fine for Abchan Enterprises of Salazar Trace in Point Fortin after the company was found guilty of selling Magic Jack devices.. In passing sentence, Magistrate Chankar commented to the representative of Abchan Enterprises Ltd, that he had breached the specifics of the […]

Brereton on new book tax

Author and historian Professor Bridget Brereton wrote this open letter to the Government regarding the decision to reintroduce VAT on books… I want to support the views of Gerard Besson, Marina Salandy-Brown, Reginald Dumas and Debbie Jacob, who have all used the print or electronic media to express concern about the decision to impose VAT […]