TATT accounces 25th Open Forum

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago will host the twenty-fifth Open Forum titled: ”White Space Devices: Opportunities for Trinidad and Tobago” on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, at the office of the Authority, #5 Eighth Avenue Extension, off Twelfth Street, Barataria. There is a high demand for spectrum for […]

bmobile launches 4G LTE – Part of 5-year 3.7B transformation plan

Above: TSTT Chairman Emile Elias speaks at the launch of the company’s 4GLTE offering. Photo by James Solomon, courtesy TSTT. Referring to TSTT’s media conference last week, held to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of their leadership under the new board, the historic almost $2 billion financing agreement with Republic Bank Limited to support TSTT’s $3.7 […]

TATT gives final notice on Number Portability

Under a Public Advisory notice offering Determination 2016/01, The Telecommunicaitons Authority of Trinidad and Tobago noted the following… The Telecommunicaitons Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (the Authority) wishes to advise the public that it has considered all the available information as to technical readiness of Operators to implement number portability and has made the following […]

Back and forth from the future

Above: Trevor Libert, CEO of the National ICT Company (iGovTT) at TATT’s recent Leadership Roundtable. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1056 for August 30, 2016 Last week, the Telecommunications Authority of T&T (TATT) convened an ambitious forum in support of World Telecommunication and Internet Society Day supporting it’s theme for 2016, ICT entrepreneurship for social impact. […]

Number portability delayed again

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (the Authority) wishes to advise the public that Mobile number portability will not be available on July 1, 2016 as previously published. Mobile service providers have not completed their inter-operator and other testing in keeping with their revised implementation date notified to the Authority of July 1st 2016. […]

TATT: Number portability delayed to July

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) wishes to advise consumers that mobile to mobile number portability (MNP) was not commercially launched on March 31st, 2016, as previously announced. Telecommunications services operators are undertaking rigorous inter-operator tests, which are still in progress. All operators are working assiduously, together with TATT, to complete these tests […]

The Wild Wild West Indies

Above: Mr Cris Seecheran, Chief Executive Officer – TATT (center right) shakes hands with Charles Carter EVP Legal, Regulatory, Carrier Services and Corporate Secretary TSTT at the signing of the Number Portability agreement with PortingXS at the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. Also in photo from left are: Kirk Rudder, Manager Value Added Services, Massy Communications Limited; […]

Moving numbers

Above: Taking questions from members of the public and the technology community are, from left to right, Digicel’s Avinash Rambeharry, Head of IP and Switching, TSTT’s acting Head, Regulatory and Police Affairs, Christa Leith, TATT’s Dexter Boswell-Innis, Manager, Networks and Standards, Patty de Haan of Porting XS and Kurleigh Prescod, VP Technology, Columbus Communications. Photo […]

TATT number portability signing today

According to an advertisement placed in local newspapers, the Telecommunications Authority of T&T will oversee the signing of contracts between telecommunications providers operating in this country that will allow customers to keep their phone numbers while changing providers. The advertisement states… Telephone service providers will meet at the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) […]

Magic Jack seller fined $5,000

Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday reports on a court case that resulted in a fine for Abchan Enterprises of Salazar Trace in Point Fortin after the company was found guilty of selling Magic Jack devices.. In passing sentence, Magistrate Chankar commented to the representative of Abchan Enterprises Ltd, that he had breached the specifics of the […]