Getting to there from here

Above: Jeetandra Khadan’s IADB report: Are Oil and Gas smothering the Private Sector in Trinidad and Tobago? BitDepth#1078 for January 31, 2017 The conversation in economic circles is increasingly about diversification. Two weeks ago, the Ministry of Planning in association with the IADB launched an intitative aimed at stimulating the growth of local services. It […]

UN ECLAC publishes Caribbean digital currency study

Taking note of longstanding deficiencies in electronic payments systems within some Caribbean territories and the emergence of new innovation in payments systems, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) embarked upon a study to investigate the “Opportunities and risks associated with the advent of digital currency in the Caribbean”. The study […]

TATT Q1 2014 report released

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has released their report for the sector’s first quarter for 2014. Notable year over year changes. Gross revenue for fixed voice lines dropped four  percent. Mobile Internet penetration rose by 12 percent. Gross revenues from fixed Internet services rose by 12 percent. Gross revenues from free to air radio services […]

ISOC Report on the Internet, 2014

From the foreword… Thanks to the Internet’s own success, we are now in an increasingly complex era where the stakes are much higher than before, and potential threats to the Internet’s core principles loom larger. To protect your ability to use the Internet for your needs – to keep it open and sustainable – we […]