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

Curacao to host second Caribbean Internet Peering Forum

Curacao will host the Caribbean’s second regional Internet Peering Forum from June 8 to 9, 2016. Called CarPIF2, the upcoming meeting will bring together Internet service providers, Internet exchange points, telecommunications regulators and infrastructure providers for two days of in-depth talks on regional ICT development-related issues. Several major Internet and telecommunications industry

Barbados Elected New President of the CTU

Newly appointed CTU President Darcy Boyce, left, and Vice President Mark Vanterpool at the 18th General Conference of Ministers Meeting held in Tortola, British Virgin Islands on 29th September, 2015. The Caribbean Telecommunications Union has elected Barbados, represented by the Hon. Darcy Boyce, as its new President. Boyce, who serves as Minister

Kickstarting the Caribbean ICT Space: Caribbean Telecommunications Union holds ICT Week in BVI

Caribbean citizens’ growing appetite for digital conveniences is driving the region’s governments to act decisively to move essential services to online platforms. Ministers and senior government officials from across the region are holding talks to outline the practical steps needed to make basic government services available through smartphones and other Internet-connected

Caribbean countries moving toward joint spectrum management

Countries of the eastern Caribbean are working together to promote more efficient use of their wireless communications frequencies, for greater social good. A new agreement has been drafted to minimize cross-border interference between countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Caribbean French territories of Guadeloupe and Martinique. The

Have your say: shape the Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework Feedback is invited on the d

Feedback is invited on the draft Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework, which has been published by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is in the process of revising the Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework (CIGPF). It has made available for comment Draft Issue 2.0, in which the proposed