Do cyber cafés still have a place in the Caribbean?

Cyber-Cafe-in-Thamel-Kathmandu-Nepal-by-Shinya-ICHINOHE-flickrOver the past few years there has been an increasing focus on ensuring individual (and household) take-up of Internet services, both fixed-line and mobile/cellular based. As a result, it may seem strange that there still is a market for Internet/cyber cafés, and that they might not yet be diminishing in popularity. Internet cafés have been around since the early 1990s, and in addition to providing Internet access to the public, usually on a time-based fee, they would also serve snacks and light beverages. While the standalone model is still widely employed, many businesses, especially those in food and beverage industry, see the cyber café concept as a complement to their core purpose. MORE