Caribbean Internet Governance Events in Focus Next Week

In Part I A Banner Year for Caribbean Internet Governance? Yep! I took time to provide an overview of Internet Governance (IG) and the IG activities occurring within the Caribbean region during the course of this year. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) (Tunis Agenda 2005) defines Internet governance

#ICYMI: Top Caribbean Tech News Stories To Know Today

CARIBBEAN TECH EVENTS COMING UP   Kingstoon Animation & Film Festival The Caribbean’s largest conference on animation. From Screenings to Seminars, Panels, Workshops and Master Classes. Date: March 12-13, 2016 Location: Kingston, Jamaica     Women in Energy Conference Jamaica This conference is designed to engage women who are involved in this important industry of energy to utilize their

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

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

International experts head to Belize for regional tech conference

A full line-up of international tech experts will gather in Belize from November 2 to 6, when the capital city plays host to a historic regional ICT development conference. Among the expert facilitators is Bevil Wooding, the Founder and Executive Director of the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG), Guillermo Cicileo, the Security, Stability and Resiliency Coordinator at the Latin American and

Caribbean Internet Peering

The inaugural Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Connection Forum (CarPIF), held in Barbados last April, quietly marked the opening of a new chapter in the development of the Internet in the Caribbean. Such gatherings, called peering forums, are designed to bring together senior decision makers from internet service providers, cloud providers, content