Going global with T&T services

Above: At the Global Services Promotion launch, Internet strategist Bevil Wooding, Barbados project awardee Peter Edey, Dr Terrence Farrell and Carolina Gonzales-Velosa, Labour Market and Social Security Specialist, IADB respond to audience questions. Photo by Mark Lyndersay.  BitDepth#1077 for January 24, 2017 There were a lot of words spoken at the “initiation” of the Global […]

UWI’s AgriNeTT wins FRIDA award

Above: Winners of the 2016 FRIDA awards, AgriNeTT and Mexicoleaks with LACNIC officials. Photo courtesy LACNIC. This Tuesday, LACNIC’s Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (FRIDA) held the ceremony where the two winners received their FRIDA 2016 Awards: AgriNeTT by the University of West Indies (Trinidad and Tobago) and the […]

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 […]

Launch of ICT Pro TT

ICT Pro TT is an initiative of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Commerce. This is not an event for the general public. It is intended for ICT professionals, stake holders, executives and business owners who want to leverage ICT to their advantage.

Pitch AgriHack 2016 open to Caribbean

Above: The CTA’s Annual Report for 2015 The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the support of partners including the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) and mLab East Africa,  is launching the pilot edition of Pitch AgriHack, a new component of its […]

New iGovTT board appointed

The Ministry of Public Administration and Communication posted this information and photo to its Facebook page… The new Board of Directors of IGovTT was presented with congratulatory letters by The Honourable Maxie Cuffie, Minister of Public Administration and Communications. The members are as follows: Ms. Esther Le Gendre (Chairman) Dr. Sean Rocke (Director) Ms. Jacqueline […]

Huawei sows local seeds

Above: At Huawei campus in Shenzhen, ICT Students from Zimbabwe, France and T&T learn about new technologies in Huawei Carrier, Enterprise and Consumer Business at the Exhibition Halls. Photo courtesy Huawei. BitDepth#1051 for July 26, 2016 On June 25, for two weeks, Huawei, a major Chinese telecommunications company operating in T&T over the last decade, […]

UWI students intern with Huawei in China

Above: Jonathon Earle, Kerschel James, Aaron Roopnarine, Professor Clement Sankat (UWI Principal), Jason Deng (Huawei GM),  Ryan Chin Sang, Valene Rampersad and Dylan Deyal. Photo courtesy Huawei. Six students of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine campus have been selected to travel to China in June for a two-week internship at Huawei. This follows […]

T&T Government reports on ICT development to UN

Trinidad and Tobago’s statement to the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CTSD) has been posted publicly. The 30 page document, finalised on September 30, 2014, details the country’s progress over the last ten years in implementing ICT in Trinidad and Tobago. According to the overview submitted by the T&T Government… The […]

Unsung heroes of T&T Cyber-security

Shiva Bissessar attended two sessions of the 2014 ICT Symposium and returned with this story about an some unsung heroes of the earliest days of national cyber-security management. Inspector Amos Sylvester of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Cyber Crime Unit (CCU), was the final presenter of the day and he presented an insightful presentation on […]