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 […]

CANTO welcomes Caribbean ICT Collaboration Committee

In a move to shape and align the strategic ICT agenda in the region, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) brought several regional ICT stakeholders together at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad on 5th and 6th December 2016. In attendance were senior officials representing Governments, Regulators, CANTO, CARICOM, Network Operators and other ICT […]

30 signatories to CANTO Code of Practice

Above:  CANTO members sign the Code of Practice at the Puerto Rico event. Photo courtesy CANTO. Close to 30 Network Operators from the Caribbean region have now signed the ‘Code of Practice for safeguarding the open Internet.’ Previously in a historic moment at the 32nd CANTO Conference and Exhibition in Puerto Rico, a significant number […]

 More CANTO Members Sign Code of Practice

Above: CANTO members prepare to sign the Code of Practice. Photo courtesy CANTO. In a historic moment at the 32nd CANTO Conference and Exhibition in Puerto Rico a significant number of CANTO members signed the Code of Practice for safeguarding the open Internet. Chairman of CANTO, Julian Wilkins stated:  This Code of Practice balances the […]

Reid talks Liberty at CANTO

Above: John Reid, CEO C&W Communications and Manuel Kohnstamm SVP and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Liberty Global. Photo courtesy Columbus. Speaking to over 300 delegates at the Ministerial Roundtable at the recently held 32nd Annual CANTO 2016 Conference and Trade Exhibition, John Reid, acting CEO C&W Communications, said that Liberty offers C&W even greater potential to become a […]

Lessons for the Caribbean from the OAS-FIRST Cyber-Security Colloquium

Above: Trinidad & Tobago’s delegation to OAS Cyber-Security Colloquium. From left, Sean Fouche, IT Manger of CARICOM IMPACS; Amos Sylvester, law enforcement; Angus Smith, Manager, Trinidad and Tobago CSIRT and Wendell Diaz, Director WASA. Image courtesy Shiva Bissessar By SHIVA BISSESSAR B.Sc. (Hons) MBA M.Sc. The Organisation of American States (OAS) in collaboration with the Forum […]

CANTO and ISOC to promote regional Internet education, development

The Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organizations (CANTO) and the Internet Society have joined forces to promote Internet development and education programs in the Caribbean region. After years of collaborating on a wide range of programs, including a successful SPAM workshop conducted by the Internet Society at a CANTO event in the Bahamas, this new […]

Digicel’s Wilkins to chair CANTO

Julian Wilkins, Digicel Group Head of Telecommunications Public Policy, was appointed chair of the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organisations (CANTO), the leading authority in shaping information and communication in the Caribbean at the end of January, 2015. Though Wilkins has been on the board of CANTO since 2008, this is the first time since […]

Regulators consider Columbus buyout

BitDepth#967 for December 16, 2014 Over the course of two days, specifically last Wednesday and Thursday, regional telecommunications regulators met at the Cascadia Hotel to consider the proposed buyout of Columbus Communications by Cable and Wireless (CWC). The opening session offered operators in the telecoms market in T&T an opportunity to state their positions on […]