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The Pros and Cons of Guyana’s telecoms liberalisation

hose who are regular readers of ICT Pulse, and our news roundup in particular, would be aware that over the past few years, Guyana has been eager to liberalise its telecoms sector. Currently, only the mobile/cellular and local Internet Service Provision (ISP) markets have competition. Other key segments, such as

A 2016 update on the state of Caribbean Telecoms Industry

An update of fixed-line, mobile/cellular and fixed-broadband Internet take up, plus a new entry, mobile/cellular broadband Internet take-up, across select Caribbean countries, as at the end of 2015. We have been anxiously awaiting the release of the latest telecoms statistics from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), which we use every year

Why is the Caribbean plagued with flat-footed telecoms regulation?

In recent news reports from the Eastern Caribbean, the Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), both as a group and member individually, have been expressing concerns regarding the attitude of telecoms operators in that region. To a considerable degree, much of that attention has been focussed

New opportunities from Caribbean telecoms staff downsizing

Over the past several months, as telecoms firms across the Caribbean restructure their operations, there have been major objections to the downsizing of staff numbers that has also been occurring. In some instances, and to try to make it more palatable, firms have been making the cuts through Voluntary Employee