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 […]
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 […]
Standard Residential Fixed Broadband Internet Prices (Not Bundles) in Trinidad and Tobago as at October 14, 2016 (VAT Incl. $TTD) As part of the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago’s (the Authority) mandate to promote and protect the interests of consumers, the Authority has published a price schedule to improve consumer awareness. The Authority continues […]
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.
TSTT advises that it has scheduled upgrade works to the communications links between Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday 26th October and Thursday 27th October between the hours of 12:30 am to 6:00 am on each day. While the work is in progress there will be brief interruptions in residential Internet and ABR wireless TV services […]
Since we launched our Broadband service in 2007, we have continually invested in our network infrastructure to ensure that you have the fastest and most reliable Broadband in Trinidad. Over time we have rationalized our packages and in each instance we have included new packages to ensure that we meet the needs of a wide […]
Above: A TSTT technician at work. Photo courtesy TSTT. TSTT’s transformation from the traditional legacy telecommunications company of the 20th century into an agile broadband communications organization has begun. The company’s Board of Directors approved a 5-year strategic plan, including capital expenditure of TT$3.7 billion, to make this goal a reality. A significant proportion of […]
Liberty Global announced this morning that it had completed its acquisition of Cable and Wireless for US$7.5 billion. No brand changes are being considered immediately, so Flow, C&W and Columbus will continue doing business under their current names. The combined company is expected to generate US$3.5 billion in revenue annually.
Photographs from the launch event by Mark Lyndersay. Click at top right to view fullscreen. Digicel announced its new triple play broadband, cable and phone service at its corporate headquarters at the ANSA Finance building in Newtown, Woodbrook. At the event Garvin Medera, CEO Digicel Play – T&T announced the new service, which is based on […]
Flow will increase its rates for broadband packages in Jamaica in February. Customers with Internet packages Rock/Essential, Mega Thunder and Ignite will pay $3,599 as of February 1, up from $3,099, $3,325 and $3,000, respectively. Customers with the Mega Lightning Internet package will pay an additional $599 when the new rates take effect. The price […]
Above: John Malone, philanthropist, after donating US$42.5 million to Colorado State University for regenerative science research. Photo by William A. Cotton/CSU. BitDepth#1017 for December 01, 2015 The full impact of the buyout of CWC by Liberty Global is still to be properly evaluated, far less assessed, but that’s no reason why I can’t infuriate President Carmona with some […]
Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK, LILA and LILAK) and Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (“CWC”) (LSE: CWC) today announced via press release a recommended offer (the “Offer”) by Liberty Global for all outstanding and to be issued shares of CWC. Pursuant to the Offer, Liberty Global would acquire CWC for shares […]
Above (left to right, back row): David D’Oliveira, vice president Columbus Busienss Solutions, Fr. Gregory Augustine principal of Fatima and Dwight Andrews, President of the Fatima Old Boys Association with students at the school. Columbus Business Solutions has partnered with Fatima College via the Fatima Old Boys Association to introduce cutting edge, technology-based Education on the […]
Allied Fiber, the United States’ first open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, today announced a 20-year Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) agreement with C&W Networks, one of the largest telecommunications service providers in the Pan Caribbean region. As a result of the partnership, C&W Networks will utilize colocation space and dark fiber from Allied Fiber […]