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ITU and Korea to assist Caribbean and Asia-Pacific countries in national spectrum management

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Republic of Korea signed a cooperation agreement on 6 November to assist developing countries in the Caribbean to establish national spectrum management master plans. This is the first ITU Project in the Americas Region which is funded by the Republic of Korea.  Similar projects are

Caribbean tourism sector warned to make better use of technology or risk losing business

If the Caribbean tourism industry is not prepared to cater to visitors in this new digital age, they will lose business to destinations capable of doing so. This assertion was made by Orville London, chief secretary in the Tobago House of Assembly, during the opening ceremony of the Caribbean Tourism Organization

Microsoft to help boost ICT use in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (Indotel), Microsoft Dominicana and the Dominican Agribusiness Board (JAD) signed an inter-institutional agreement in which they agree to promote sustainable development, competitiveness, digital and technology inclusion of the agricultural and rural sectors, through the use of ICT. They also agreed to contribute to the learning

Lime Caribbean Upgrades Digital Media Space

LIME, the region’s leading telecoms provider, today launched the new website Effective today, visitors to can now enjoy improved functionality, design and navigation. Linked to LIME’s Upgrade Caribbean programme, the new website offers simplicity in design, easier access with richer content, creating a more user-friendly digital space. 8924

High-Tech, High Yields: Caribbean Farmers Reap Benefits of ICT

Farmers in the Caribbean are being encouraged to make more use of farm apps and other forms of ICT in an effort to increase the knowledge available for making sound, profitable farming decisions. Peter Thompson of Jamaica’s Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) said Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology is being

3 reasons why Caribbean businesses should consider E-care

As the business world becomes increasingly competitive, firms are continually being driven to improve efficiencies and effectiveness. However, at the same time, technology is allowing consumers to exert even more control over the entire sales experience. It is therefore critical that businesses position themselves to be even more attuned and

Online, offline, but still falling behind: challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean

At recent count, although the global population was around 7.1 billion at the end of 2013, only 40%, or 2.8 billion are online (Source: Internet World Stats). Though that figure might seem impressive, thought leaders, such as McKinsey & Company, are concerned that the 60% of the global population that

Node420, a Young Jamaican team wins AgriHack Talent Caribbean contest at 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture

ICT4AG - And the winner is… Node420, from Jamaica. The team’s application, also called Node420, offers real-time weather analysis and automatic yield forecasts for farmers. The AgriHack Talent Caribbean contest, organised by CTA and partners, came to a close during the 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture, held this week in