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 […]

TATT updates official list of broadband prices

Standard Residential Fixed Broadband Internet Prices (Not Bundles) in Trinidad and Tobago as at October 14, 2016 (VAT Incl. $TTD) As part of the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago’s (the Authority) mandate to promote and protect the interests of consumers, the Authority has published a price schedule to improve consumer awareness. The Authority continues […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

TATT approval statement on CWC merger

On March 26, 2015, the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago issued the following media release regarding the proposed buyout of Columbus Networks by CWC. Application for change of control of Columbus Networks International (Trinidad) Limited and Columbus Communications Trinidad Limited through the acquisition of Columbus International Inc. (“Columbus Inc.”) by Cable & Wireless Communications plc (“CWC”) […]

Digicel lauds ECTEL position on CWC buyout

Digicel today welcomed the confirmation by the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ECTEL) that the proposed merger between Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) and Columbus Communications Inc. (Columbus) is a matter of significant public interest for the region deserving of rigourous regulatory attention and diligent review.  In a statement issued yesterday, ECTEL announced its ‘deep […]

TATT Q4 2013 Industry report

The fourth quarter report for the telecommunications for 2013 was released by the Telecommunications Authority in April 2014. It offers an interesting window into the, um, stability of the local technology landscape since December 2012, including the virtual stalling of Internet penetration among the larger population at two per cent growth. Download the PDF here.