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CaribNOG 11 kicks off in Jamaica

Regional Tech Community Gathers in Montego Bay Anyone interested in the development of the Internet in Caribbean may have already heard of CaribNOG, the Caribbean Network Operators Group. Over the past decade, this volunteer-based community of computer engineers has grown into a formidable influencer in the regional technology arena. Today, its

LACNIC, CaribNOG partner for regional technology development

The concept that Caribbean minds are best placed to solve Caribbean problems is hardly novel. But the idea is drawing new life from an unlikely source. The Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG) is an independent, volunteer-based community of network operators, telecommunications regulators, Internet service providers, special interest groups, government representatives and academics who come together regularly

Jamaica to host CaribNOG regional technology conference

BELIZE CITY, Belize—Montego Bay, Jamaica will host the next regional gathering of the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG) from April 19 to 24, 2016. Stephen Lee, Programme Director of CaribNOG, made the announcement at its tenth regional meeting in Belize City. “Jamaica is the perfect location for CaribNOG 11 because of its

Industry experts “optimistic” about Caribbean technology development

BELIZE CITY, Belize—Regional Internet and technology experts remain upbeat on the future of the industry in the Caribbean. A recent industry report showed that Internet connectivity in the Caribbean is growing at sluggish speeds, with high rates. However, shifting attitudes within the region’s technical community are triggering positive change in its

Bright path to digital careers at TechLink Barbados

More than thirty young Barbadians learned basic skills for developing successful mobile apps and producing high-quality digital photography at a special workshop facilitated by the BrightPath Foundation, in collaboration with Columbus Communications. A mix of small business owners and entrepreneurs assembled at the Cave Hill School of Business for BrightPath's TechLink, a regional technology

LACNIC honours Wooding with 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award

NEWS - The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (LACNIC) honoured Caribbean-based technology expert and philanthropist Bevil Wooding with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award. Wooding, who wears many hats in his work around the world, is the Chief Knowledge Officer at the international non-profit Congress WBN. He received the award at a special ceremony

Doing Good is Good Business-The Business Case for Caribbean Corporate Social Responsibility and the Tech Industry (Part 1)

OPINION- Technology can turn a cause into a movement, faster than ever before. Yet, in an Internet-enabled world of social networks, mobile payments, virtual learning and crowdsourcing, most firms’ approach to social giving remains stuck in the corporate dark-ages. So how do companies go about unlocking the true potential of

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