Garfield Sinclair is Head of Caribbean for C&W

Above: Garfield Sinclair. Photo courtesy C&W. Garfield (Garry) Sinclair was today announced as President, Caribbean for Cable & Wireless Communications (“C&W” or “The Company”).  The position has responsibility for operations in 15 territories across the region, including C&W’s Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados markets.    John Reid, CEO of C&W who was recently confirmed as top […]

Digicel calls for collaboration in Caribbean Telecoms development

Digicel today said it welcomes the move by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) to establish a Caribbean ICT Collaboration Committee (CICC) responsible for shaping and aligning the strategic ICT agenda for the Caribbean. With representation from a combination of senior members spanning regulatory, Government and the technology industry (operators), the composition of the Committee will […]

WordPress meetup – WooCommerce

E-Commerce is a hot topic right now in the business community. Everyone wants to know how to offer their services, and accept payment for those services online. For a very long time, E-Commerce has been reserved to a privileged few because of various factors like – –  Lack of information –  Lack of technical expertise […]

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 […]

Can there be sustainable Caribbean cyber security development?

Above: Government agency representatives share their nations’ experiences having participated in Commonwealth Secretariat’s needs assessment exercises. Left to right; Antoinette Lucas-Andrews (Trinidad & Tobago), Eric Nurse (Grenada), Bennett Thomas (Dominica), Clifford A Bostic (Barbados) and Luxmore Edwards (Antigua and Barbuda). Photo courtesy the Caribbean Telecommunications Union The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) in conjunction with the […]

Barbados Gov’t signs with Digicel for WAN

Telecommunications provider, Digicel, has announced a five year contract with the Government of Barbados valued at US$2.4M to provide it with an advanced Wide Area Network (WAN), Collaboration and high availability Dedicated Internet (DIA) services.  The overall installation was designed to scale and can cater to every Government building and serve every Government employee in […]

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 […]

C&W + Ericsson to deploy LTE

Above: Ericsson’s line-up of LTE hardware. Photo courtesy Ericsson. Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has extended its strategic partnership with Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) to transform the operator’s 3G network and deploy 4G LTE technology. The agreement enables CWC to continue delivering world-class mobile, data and voice consumer experiences to over 6 million Caribbean and […]

$how me the money

Above: The audience at the conference on Caribbean Dance Music at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1002 for August 18, 2015 On August 7, in the shadow of the International Conference on Pan, a group of young musicians and producers gathered in a room at the Hyatt Regency Hotel to discuss the […]

OAS salutes Dominican cybersecurity effort

In a report carried on the website Dominica Vibes, Brian Ditto, an official of the Organisation of American States (OAS) gave high marks to the island’s efforts at putting cybersecurity in place. Ditto noted in the story… In this respect, Dominica really is at the forefront of certain cybersecurity efforts and I’m not just talking […]

Barbados FTC approves CWC merger

On March 27, 2015, Peggy Griffith, CEO of the Barbados Fair Trading Commission, announced the decision of the commission on the merger application between Cable and Wireless Communications and Columbus International. The Fair Trading Commission, pursuant to Section 20 (5) of the Fair Competition Act CAP 326C, has completed its analysis of the merger application […]

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 […]